Inside Mount Sinai

In this issue:

  • Scientists led by Kateri Moore, DVM, are advancing the field of stem cell research and creating new possibilities in the treatment of blood diseases.

  • Medical student Kamini Doobay worked with the city’s health care leaders to organize a forum on dismantling racism in health care.

  • Physical fitness in late adolescence may reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life, according to new research led by Casey Crump, MD, PhD.

  • The Mount Sinai Hospital—Manhattan and Queens—was the only full-service hospital in New York City to be named a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

  • During Brain Awareness Week, Mount Sinai hosted its fourth annual Brain Fair and held its Art of the Brain exhibition.

Around the Health System: Mount Sinai medical students shared their discoveries at their annual Research Fair; Barbara Warren, PsyD, received an award for improving health care for the LGBT community; and Mount Sinai Brooklyn unveiled its new CT scanner.

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