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Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute Appoints New Surgical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplant

The Mount Sinai Health System is pleased to announce that Ron Shapiro, MD, is the new surgical director of the Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program at The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute.
19-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Study Identifies 53 Approved Drugs that May Block Ebola Infection

Researchers found 53 existing drugs that may keep the Ebola virus from entering human cells, a key step in the process of infection.
17-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Gift to Mount Sinai Health System Establishes Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer’s Disease

Center Dedicated to Alzheimer’s Disease Research
16-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Mount Sinai’s Dr. Valentin Fuster Honored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation


The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) honored Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, at its annual Pulse of the City Gala for his contributions to cardiovascular research and education.
15-Dec-2014 5:00 PM EST

Faster, Coordinated Response Could Help More Patients Survive Heart Attacks in New York City, Across Nation

A faster, coordinated emergency response in collaboration with hospital cardiac catheterization laboratories in each U.S. region, including New York City, is associated with improving patient survival from a heart attack caused by a sudden,...
12-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

“The Next Big Things” in Cardiovascular Medicine


More than 2,000 experts in the field of cardiovascular medicine will attend the annual American College of Cardiology 47th New York Cardiovascular Symposium December 12-14 at the New York Hilton-Midtown, which will highlight “The Next Big...
11-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST

Eric Benaim Appointed to Mount Sinai Queens Hospital Advisory Board

Mount Sinai Queens is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Benaim as a member of the Mount Sinai Queens Hospital Advisory Board.
8-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST

New Signaling Role for Key Protein May Contribute to Wound Healing, Tumor Growth and Inflammatory Diseases

A key protein may represent a new way to use the immune system to speed healing and counter inflammatory, infectious and autoimmune diseases, according to study led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published in the...
3-Dec-2014 2:45 PM EST

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung cancer accounts for more annual deaths than colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. It is the number one cancer killer of women. The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2014, approximately 224,110 new cases of lung cancer will be...
6-Nov-2014 4:00 PM EST

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Mount Sinai Experts Offer Tips on Early Detection and Screening

11-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts Offer New Hope for Prostate Cancer Patients

Holistic approach to disease prevention, treatment and detection
8-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Know Your Body: Know Your Risk

Ovarian cancer is the fourth leading cause of death in American women, with about 22,000 diagnosed and 14,000 dying from the disease each year. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month and Mount Sinai experts are sharing tips on prevention.
25-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

How to Stay Healthy This Memorial Day Weekend—Mount Sinai Health System Experts Offer Important Tips on Having a Healthy and Safe Holiday

Mount Sinai Health System Experts Offer Important Tips on Having a Healthy and Safe Memorial Day Holiday
16-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts Share Tips for Prostate Cancer Prevention and New Advancements in Treatment and Detection

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 230,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. Overall, the five-year survival rate is 100 percent for men with the...
30-Jan-2014 2:00 PM EST

Back to School, Back to Heart Health: How to Protect Your Child's Heart from Obesity


Valentin Fuster, MD, PHD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, has an extreme interest in striking out the obesity epidemic and helping parents prevent its negative impact on their children's cardiovascular health.
4-Sep-2013 5:00 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts Share Tips for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month and Mount Sinai experts are sharing tips on prevention.
28-Aug-2013 3:20 PM EDT

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