Inside Mount Sinai

In this issue:

  • Nearly 60 percent of the risk of developing autism is caused by inherited variant genes that are common in the population and found in individuals without the disorder, according to research at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

  • A new Stop Sepsis Program at The Mount Sinai Hospital is based on a pilot program that began in 2012 and effectively lowered the hospital’s sepsis mortality rate by 40 percent.

  • Under the new leadership of Mantu Gupta, MD, the Mount Sinai Health System’s Endourology and Stone Disease center has adopted novel minimally invasive surgical techniques and a holistic approach to prevention.

  • Fifteen high school, college, and graduate students participated in Mount Sinai’s Summer Internship Program this summer, through the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. They worked in areas such as Managed Care, Ambulatory Care, and Government and Community Affairs.

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