Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Appoints A Director for the new Institute for Critical Care Medicine
February 26, 2014
Stephan A. Mayer, MD, joins Mount Sinai as director of the new institute.
Judith Aberg, MD, FIDA, FACP Appointed Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
January 15, 2014
Dr. Aberg has been actively involved in the development of national, state and local guidelines regarding HIV prevention and treatment.
Mount Sinai Researchers Examine a New Antibody Used to Treat Both Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease
September 3, 2013
The new findings appeared in the New England Journal of Medicine on August 22.
World-Renowned Gastroenterologist Jean-Frédéric Colombel, MD, Joins the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
July 22, 2013
Dr. Colombel will direct The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center set to open in 2014.
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Announces New President: Mount Sinai's Jeffrey Mechanick, MD
May 4, 2013
Mount Sinai researcher, Derek LeRoith, MD, receives distinction in Clinical Endocrinology Award at AACE’s Annual Scientific Sessions.
Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, Designated Master of the American College of Cardiology in Recognition of Outstanding Service
March 12, 2013
Dr. Narula is the Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Program at Mount Sinai Heart.
Overuse of Ambulatory Health Care Services Barely Changed in 10 Years
December 27, 2012
A new study shows that the overuse of ambulatory health care services in the United States barely changed in the decade between 1999 and 2009.
Barbara Murphy, MD, Named Chair of the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
November 27, 2012
The appointment makes Dr. Murphy the first female chair of Medicine of an academic medical center in New York City.
Mount Sinai Study Demonstrates that Overeating Impairs Brain Insulin Function, a Mechanism that can Lead to Diabetes and Obesity
October 17, 2012
The current study is published online in The Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Andrew Fyfe Stewart, MD, Named Director of the Metabolism Institute at The Mount Sinai Medical Center
October 15, 2012
The Metabolism Institute is devoted to clinical and basic research in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Rises to No. 14 in Best Hospitals Rankings by U.S. News and World Report
July 17, 2012
The Mount Sinai Medical Center ranked 14th out of approximately 5,000 hospitals nationwide in the 2012-2013 "Best Hospitals" issue of U.S. News & World Report.
Mount Sinai’s Jeffrey W. Olin, DO, Authors Study that Describes Symptoms and Severity of Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)
June 26, 2012
Patient registry yields new data that is crucial for early diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Mount Sinai Researcher Finds Timing of ADHD Medication Affect Academic Progress
June 25, 2012
Helga Zoega, PhD, Post Doctoral Fellow of Epidemiology at Mount Sinai‘s Institute for Translational Epidemiology, led the study.
Mount Sinai Leads NYC in Best Doctors List from New York Magazine
June 6, 2012
New York magazine named 129 Mount Sinai physicians to its “Best Doctors” list, more than any individual hospital in New York City.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Partners with WESTMED Practice Partners to Bring a Full Range of Outpatient Medical Services to Downtown Brooklyn
May 22, 2012
The Mount Sinai Medical Center (MSMC), in partnership with WESTMED Practice Partners (WPP), announced today that it will build a comprehensive outpatient medical office in downtown Brooklyn.
Pressures to Increase Volume of Colonoscopies Adversely Impacts How Screenings Are Performed
March 12, 2012
The study was conducted by Lawrence B. Cohen, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Gastroenterology.
World Trade Center Responders at Heightened Risk for Atherosclerosis
November 15, 2011
Mount Sinai researchers have found that responders at the World Trade Center site with earlier exposure to the dust cloud have greater risk of developing arterial plaque.
Researchers Identify Gene Variants That Cause Stent Thrombosis in People with Coronary Artery Disease
October 26, 2011
Identifying these gene variants may allow researchers to prevent a deadly complication of coronary stent implantation in people with coronary artery disease.
Industry Conflicts of Interest Are Pervasive Among Medical Guideline Panel Members
October 17, 2011
Conflicts of interest are common among panelists developing medical guidelines to inform clinical practice, causing the risk of industry influence.
New Research Shows $6.7 Billion Spent on Unnecessary Tests and Treatments in One Year
October 3, 2011
Mount Sinai researchers find that 86 percent of the costs are attributed to the prescription of brand-name statins to treat high cholesterol.
Unique Study Shows Efficacy of Imaging Technology in Evaluating Heart Disease Drug Dalcetrapib
September 13, 2011
Zahi A. Fayad, PhD, Director of the Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute, found
Study Finds Majority of Pharmaceutical Ads Do Not Adhere to FDA Guidelines
August 18, 2011
Dr. Deborah Korenstein, Associate Professor of Medicine, led the study of pharmaceutical advertisements in biomedical journals.
Survey Shows Physicians Agree Medicare Reimbursement is Inequitable, Disagree on How to Fix It
October 26, 2010
Mount Sinai researchers have found that physicians agree Medicare reimbursement is flawed, but there is little consensus on how to reform it.