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2014-10-06 23:07:04

Regarded as one of the world's leading experts in the field of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Marla Dubinsky, MD, has been appointed Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology in the Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics at the Kravis Children's Hospital at Mount Sinai, and Co-Director of the Susan and Leonard Feinstein Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Center. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 06, 2014 Regarded as one of the world's leading experts in the...

2014-10-01 23:05:42

Improving quality of care for people with serious illness is critical for the patient, the family, society and the health care system. The principles of palliative care can effectively address many of the key challenges as the Affordable Care Act is poised to expand access. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 According to palliative care experts Diane E. Meier. MD and Amy S. Kelley, MD, MSHS, six million people in the United States need palliative care. Palliative care is...

2014-09-30 23:04:54

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai research findings show there was no significant difference in 15-year survival or stroke rates in patients aged between 50 and 69 years who had aortic valve replacement with bioprosthetic valves compared with mechanical valves. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 New Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai research findings published in the October 1 issue of JAMA show there was no significant difference in 15-year survival or stroke rates in...

2014-09-29 23:04:26

Programs aimed at students interested in management consulting in healthcare New York, NY (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS) is teaming with McKinsey & Company on two new academic initiatives that will offer students a first-class medical education combined with a comprehensive apprenticeship in the business of healthcare. The first initiative is an MD/Management Consulting program. Many third-year medical students choose to take a...

2014-09-16 23:05:58

Detection, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, while the patient is still alive improves accuracy of diagnosis and enables estimation of prevalence and risk. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 An experimental positron emission tomography (PET) tracer is effective in diagnosing concussion-related brain disease while a person is still alive, according to a case study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and at Molecular Neuroimaging (MNI) LLC in New...

2014-09-11 23:02:43

A research team from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today received a $12 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a center that will screen massive data sets for new uses of existing drugs, and confirm them in human cell tests. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 A research team from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today received a $12 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to create a center that will screen massive data...

2014-09-04 23:09:37

Pediatric Experts Advise How to Prepare Kids for a Healthy School Year New York, New York (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Experts from The Mount Sinai Hospital offer health tips to parents on how to get their kids ready for the classroom. Experts Available for Interview Alfin Vicencio, MD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Pulmonary and Critical Care at the Icahn School of Medicine and Chief of Pediatric Pulmonology at the Kravis Children's Hospital Caroline Martinez, MD, Assistant...

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2014-08-13 03:00:52

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine Blood expression levels of genes targeted by the stress hormones called glucocorticoids could be a physical measure, or biomarker, of risk for developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), according to a study conducted in rats by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published August 11 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). That also makes the steroid hormones’ receptor, the...

2014-08-11 23:01:04

New Tele-Robotic Medicine Breakthroughs by Mount Sinai May Lend a Virtual ‘Helping Hand’ to Doctors, Hospitals, and Communities in Need of Ultrasound Imaging Evaluations New York, NY (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 While in Germany, Partho P. Sengupta, MD, of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai used a computer to perform a robot-assisted trans-Atlantic ultrasound examination on a person in Boston. In another study Kurt Boman, MD, of Umeå University in Sweden in collaboration with...

2014-07-23 23:19:55

Genes and pathways identified could inform new approaches to treatment and address acute need for drug development for this disorder New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated with the risk of developing schizophrenia, in the largest genomic study published on any psychiatric disorder to date, conducted with 80,000...


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