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Research Collaboration Identifies Serum Biomarkers that Predict Pre-Clinical IBD Development and Complications

Years before inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is diagnosed and symptoms exist, biomarkers are already circulating that can help predict risk not only of disease development but also of complications.
5-May-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

May Is Asthma Awareness Month

Mount Sinai Doctors Offer Tips on Staying Healthy
2-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gene Therapy Halts Progression of Pulmonary Hypertension in a Large Animal Pre-Clinical Study

Scientists have used a novel gene therapy to halt the progression of pulmonary hypertension, a form of high blood pressure in the lung blood vessels that is linked to heart failure.
28-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Discover Potential Treatment for Sepsis and Other Uncontrollable Responses to Infection

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai say that tiny doses of a cancer drug may stop the raging, uncontrollable immune response to infection that leads to sepsis and kills up to 500,000 people a year in the U.S.
28-Apr-2016 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify New Mechanism to Target ‘Undruggable’ Cancer Gene

RAS genes are mutated in more than 30 percent of human cancers and represent one of the most sought-after cancer targets for drug developers. However, this goal has been elusive because of the absence of any drug-binding pockets in the mutant RAS...
21-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Powerful Genetic Regulator Identified by Mount Sinai Researchers as Risk Factor for Schizophrenia

By turning skin cells into brain neurons, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified that certain tiny molecules aiding in gene expression, known as microRNAs (miRNAs), are under-expressed in the brains of the 14...
19-Apr-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mount Sinai Ranked No. 3 on Diversityinc Health System List

In recognition of its comprehensive efforts aimed at ensuring a diverse workforce and leadership, the Mount Sinai Health System has been ranked No. 3 on DiversityInc’s Top Hospitals and Health Systems list for 2016.
20-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Marta Filizola, PhD, Appointed Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Marta Filizola, PhD, has been appointed Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), effective May 1, 2016
20-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mount Sinai Health System Experts Share Tips for Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month this March

Mount Sinai experts are available during March’s Colorectal Cancer Awareness month to discuss prevention, screening options, and risk factors.
23-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST

Top 5 Heart Health Tips for Women

Leading Female Cardiovascular Experts from Mount Sinai Heart Share Advice in Celebration of February’s American Heart Month and National Go Red Day Friday, February 5
1-Feb-2016 12:05 PM EST

Mount Sinai Cardiologists Offer Tips for Preventing Heart Disease for American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month and Mount Sinai experts are sharing tips on prevention.
27-Jan-2016 12:20 PM EST

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. One in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 233,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. That said, not every diagnosis warrants intervention. Mount experts...
1-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT

September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September is National Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Awareness Month, and Mount Sinai Health System is reminding the community of the importance of newborn screening performed soon after birth with a blood test, education for families with this inherited...
1-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

According to the American Cancer Society, 62,000 Americans will be diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2015, most of them before reaching age 55. Experts at the Head and Neck Institute at Mount Sinai Health System encourage the public to perform...
1-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts Will Be Available for Interviews During the 2015 US Open

The Mount Sinai Health System is serving as the Official Medical Services Provider for the US Open.
27-Aug-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Dr. Kenneth Davis, MD, President and CEO of Mount Sinai Health System, on King v. Burwell

25-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

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