Imaging Tests Detect Coronary Artery Disease Long Before it Strikes
March 17, 2015
Mount Sinai study shows non-invasive imaging of carotid and coronary arteries in healthy adults may more accurately predict future risk of heart attack, stroke, or death.
Novel Drug Candidate Regenerates Pancreatic Cells Lost in Diabetes
March 9, 2015
In a screen of more than 100,000 potential drugs, only one, harmine, drove human insulin-producing beta cells to multiply, according to a study led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, funded by JDRF and the National Institutes of Health, and published online today in Nature Medicine.
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and LifeMap Solutions Launch Asthma Study for iPhone
March 9, 2015
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and LifeMap Solutions, a subsidiary of BioTime (BTX), today announced the launch of a large-scale medical research study that uses the new ResearchKit framework developed by Apple to make it easy for individuals who suffer from Asthma to participate in studies right from their iPhone.
Cell Powerhouse Sequencing Technology Provides Deeper Look at Inherited Disease Risk
March 6, 2015
A new sequencing technique may provide a clearer picture of how genes in mitochondria, the “powerhouses” that turn sugar into energy in human cells, shape each person’s inherited risk for diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Mount Sinai Beth Israel Names New Chair of the Department of Medicine
March 4, 2015
Ira Jacobson, MD, a world-renowned expert in the field of hepatology and liver disease, has been appointed Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai Beth Israel.
Jupiter Medical Center and Mount Sinai Heart New York Announce Landmark Partnership
February 27, 2015
Two Respected Health Care Institutions Join Forces as Mount Sinai Heart New York at Jupiter Medical Center.
Community Leaders and Patients Dedicate Mount Sinai Queens Infusion Center
February 27, 2015
Today leadership from Mount Sinai Queens joined community representatives and elected officials to formally dedicate the Mount Sinai Queens Infusion Center, which treats cancer and blood disorders.
Mount Sinai Health System and Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Health Care System Announce New Affiliation
February 24, 2015
The Mount Sinai Health System and Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center Health Care System today announced a clinical collaboration aimed at providing superior health care to the residents of New York City’s northernmost borough.
$2.5 Million NIH Grant to Fund Mount Sinai Research into Reducing Heroin Injection and HIV Infection
February 23, 2015
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded Don C. Des Jarlais, PhD, a 2015 Avant-Garde Award.
Mount Sinai Health System Names Director of Newly Established Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer’s Disease
February 19, 2015
Renowned neuropsychiatric researcher Alison Goate, PhD, has joined the Mount Sinai Health System as the founding Director of the Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer’s Disease.
Growth Hormone Treatment Improves Social Impairments in Patients with Genetic Disorder Known to Cause Autism
February 18, 2015
A growth hormone can significantly improve the social impairment associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in patients with a related genetic syndrome.
Mount Sinai Launches Artificial Pancreas Research Study
January 21, 2015
A newly launched clinical research study at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is examining whether an artificial pancreas (AP) can prevent too low blood sugar levels or hypoglycemia in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1D) as they sleep.