Two Mount Sinai Physicians Elected to the Institute of Medicine
October 24, 2013
Diane E. Meier, MD and Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD, recognized for Outstanding Professional Achievement and Commitment to Service.
Mount Sinai Researchers Receive NIH Grant to Study Promising Treatment for Autism Subtype
August 26, 2013
Mount Sinai scientists have received a grant from the NIH to study IGF-1, a promising treatment for a subtype of autism.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Recognized by U.S. News and World Report in Annual “Best Hospitals” Rankings
July 16, 2013
The Mount Sinai Medical Center is prominently featured in U.S. News & World Report’s clinical specialty ranking of the nation’s most outstanding hospitals.
Pioneering Study Demonstrates Benefit of Imaging Technique in Identifying Mental Illness
June 5, 2013
MRI may be an effective way to diagnose mental illnesses such as bipolar disorder, according to experts from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Ketamine Shows Significant Benefit in People with Treatment-Resistant Depression
May 20, 2013
Patients with treatment-resistant major depression saw dramatic improvement in their illness after treatment with ketamine, an anesthetic.
Mount Sinai Leads Global Program Using Stem Cells to Accelerate Cures for Alzheimer's Disease
March 27, 2013
Researchers collaborate with the New York Stem Cell Foundation using skin samples and brain imaging to identify causes and cures.
Mount Sinai Establishes New Pediatric Program for Mood and Anxiety Disorders
February 20, 2013
Mount Sinai has established a new Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Program to help address the public health crisis of mental illness in children.
Mount Sinai Opens New Center for Tic and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
January 24, 2013
New Division of Tic and Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders (DTOR) Aligns with New Category in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
Mount Sinai Researchers Survey Shows That Nearly Half of Children with Food Allergies Experience Bullying
December 24, 2012
The study, titled, “Child and Parental Reports of Bullying in a Consecutive Sample of Children with Food Allergy,” appears in the online issue of Pediatrics.
Facts about How Mount Sinai is Researching and Treating Brain Diseases
December 14, 2012
The Mount Sinai Medical Center is one of the world’s leading institutions in discovering better ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat serious brain diseases.
The Mount Sinai Hospital Attains Silver Status In City’s Healthy Hospital Food Initiative
December 11, 2012
Mount Sinai was honored for reducing access to high-calorie beverages in vending machines, meeting new standards for sodium limits, and increasing fruit and vegetable servings in patient meals.
National Institutes of Health Awards $100 million for Autism Centers of Excellence Program
October 15, 2012
Mount Sinai School of Medicine is one of nine grantees to receive research funding over next five years.
Anti-Cancer Activity Drug IRX4204 Shows Promise as a Potential Disease-Modifying Agent for Alzheimer’s Disease
September 13, 2012
Giulio Pasinetti, MD, PhD, presented research at 6th Neurodegenerative Conditions Research and Development Conference.
EurekAlert.com - "Rejected Drug May Protect Against Toxic Substance Common to Both Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases"
August 13, 2012
Latrepirdine, which failed in U.S. Clinical Trials of Alzheimer’s Disease, is showing new potential in an animal model.
Wayne Goodman, MD, Receives Career Achievement Award from International OCD Foundation
July 28, 2012
The honor was presented to Dr. Goodman at the 19th Annual International OCD Foundation Conference in Chicago.
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 Researcher Finds Common Factors in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Schizophrenia, and Bipolar Disorder
July 2, 2012
The study was published online by Archives of General Psychiatry on Monday, July 2.
Mount Sinai Researcher Receives Career-Starter Research Grant for 2012-2013
June 20, 2012
Hirofumi Morishita, MD, PhD, receives a Career-Starter Research Grant for 2012-2013 from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation.
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.
New Clinical Study Evaluates First Drug to Show Improvement in Subtype of Autism
April 24, 2012
Mount Sinai School of Medicine undertakes a clinical trial to evaluate insulin-like growth factor in children who have SHANK3 deficiency, a known cause of autism spectrum disorder.
Mutations in Three Genes Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorders
April 4, 2012
Mount Sinai's findings, as part of a trio of papers revealing new genetic targets in autism, are published in the April 4th online issue of the journal Nature.
Leo Sher, MD, named to a World Psychiatric Association Scientific Section
March 8, 2012
In his new role, Dr. Sher will participate in multiple academic activities of the World Psychiatric Association.
Le Foundation Supports Psychiatry Neuroimaging Research
February 22, 2012
The Department of Psychiatry has received a $250,000 gift to advance neuroimaging research conducted by young scientists in the early stages of their careers.
Maternal Type 2 Diabetes and Low Income Significantly Increase Risk for ADHD in Children
January 2, 2012
Mount Sinai researchers have found that low socioeconomic status and gestational diabetes together increase the risk of ADHD in children 14-fold.
Several Common Genetic Variants Found to be Associated With Mental Illness
September 20, 2011
New findings represent a significant advance in understanding the causes of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named to Honor Roll of America’s Elite Hospitals By U.S. News and World Report
July 19, 2011
The Mount Sinai Medical Center ranks 16 out of nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide in the 2011-2012 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report, and earns a spot on the “Honor Roll.”
Larry J. Siever, MD, Recognized by His Peers for Contributions to Personality Disorders Research
May 17, 2011
Dr. Siever was honored with the Judd Marmor Award Lecture at the American Psychiatric Association meeting in Honolulu.
Mount Sinai Starts New Division of Psychiatric Genomics to Understand Genetics Behind Psychiatric Disorders
May 13, 2011
Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD, a distinguished researcher of genetics in mental illness, has joined Mount Sinai to found the Division of Psychiatric Genomics.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named One of the Best Hospitals in the United States by U.S. News and World Report
July 22, 2010
Mount Sinai tops the list for geriatrics and comes in high for numerous other specialties, including gastroenterology and cardiology.
Center of Excellence for OCD and Related Disorders Announces Its Opening
June 1, 2010
The Center treats severe obsessive-compulsive disorders and offers comprehensive evaluations, consultations, and innovative and evidence-based treatments.
Joanna Fowler, PhD, Receives Nation's Highest Honor for Outstanding Achievement in Science
October 7, 2009
Dr. Fowler, Professor of Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Senior Scientist at Brookhaven National Laboratory, received the National Medal of Science.
Mount Sinai Research Identifies Brain Mechanisms Associated with Borderline Personality Disorder
September 3, 2009
Through real-time imaging, researchers have collected evidence to suggest that neurological networks that help regulate emotion do not activate in patients with borderline personality disorder.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named to U.S. News Honor Roll
July 16, 2009
Mount Sinai received high marks in 11 of 16 specialties to earn its Honor Roll ranking among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 2009-2010.
Mount Sinai Finds Differences in Brain Scans of Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder
March 5, 2009
New research conducted by Mount Sinai physicians suggests that the brain activity of people with borderline personality disorder is different from that of people without the disorder.
New Psychiatric Program at The Mount Sinai Medical Center Addresses Special Needs of Multiple Sclerosis Patients
February 26, 2009
The new program provides for an on-site psychiatrist to assist in the identification and management of psychiatric and psychological disorders in patients with MS, including depression.
Center of Excellence for ADHD and Related Disorders
Child and Adolescent and Family Services
Department of Psychiatry
Division of Tics, OCD, and Related Disorders
Eating and Weight Disorders Program
Learning and Development Center
Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
Mount Sinai Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Treatment Center
Neuropsychological Testing and Evaluation Center
Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic
Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program
Psychiatry Emergency Room
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Seaver and New York Autism Center for Excellence
Tics and Tourette's Clinical and Research Program