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2013-12-04 23:04:24

Funding will be used to transform existing space on the campus of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai – the academic medical institution of the Mount Sinai Health System – into several facilities for MSIT, with the overarching goal of radically transforming biomedicine through the discovery, design, development and delivery of entrepreneurially-driven, technology-based solutions to critical unmet medical needs. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 The leadership of the Mount...

2013-11-25 23:01:32

Event Draws Hundreds of Scientists, Postdoctoral Students, and Team Leaders to Mount Sinai to Learn About Principles of Successful Teamwork in Science New York, NY (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Hundreds of scientists and postdoctoral students packed the Stern Auditorium at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai November 18th and 19th for the second annual SINAInnovations conference. This year’s conference explored how team science is critical for innovation and breakthroughs in...

2013-11-13 23:04:24

Major League Baseball’s EVP of Baseball Operations Joe Torre, New York State Health Commissioner Nirav Shah, MD, and US Navy’s Rear Admiral Scott P. Moore To Headline As Speakers New York, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is hosting its second annual SINAInnovations event, and bringing together leaders from medicine, engineering, professional baseball, the performing arts, and the military to discuss the power of teamwork. “SINAInnovations:...

2013-10-24 23:02:41

Diane E. Meier, MD and Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD, recognized for outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Two Mount Sinai physicians have been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. The two Mount Sinai honorees, recognized for outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service, are:...

2013-10-08 23:03:14

He has served in an interim capacity since January 2013, when Mount Sinai began a nationwide search for this position, with Dr. Reich as a candidate. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 David L. Reich, MD, has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of The Mount Sinai Hospital, effective immediately. He has served in an interim capacity since January 2013, when Mount Sinai began a nationwide search for this position, with Dr. Reich as a candidate. Dr. Reich, the Horace W....

2013-07-02 23:02:25

At Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado, Mount Sinai CEO Kenneth L. Davis, MD advocates action by patients, physicians and policymakers to orchestrate change. Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Increased prevalence and severity of Type 2 diabetes is a major threat to our country's health and a significant driver of healthcare expense," said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York in an Aspen Ideas Festival interview with...

2013-06-24 23:01:38

Mount Sinai is the first medical center sponsor of the Aspen Ideas Festival. Two drawings for whole genome sequencing to be held on June 29th and July 1st. New York (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, will speak on the future of medicine at the Aspen Ideas Festival to be held in Aspen, Colorado from Wednesday, June 26 through Tuesday, July 2. Mount Sinai is the first medical center to sponsor the Festival,...

2013-05-10 23:01:13

Nobel Prize-Winning Pyschologist Daniel Kahneman, PhD, Delivers Keynote Address and Receives Honorary Degree New York, NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 Two Nobel Prize winners and some of the nation´s leading health care philanthropists were honored at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai´s 44rd commencement ceremony at Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center. A total of 307 degrees were granted to medical students and students in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, including...

2013-04-19 23:19:54

Mount Sinai Will Be the First Medical Center Sponsor of the Aspen Ideas Festival New York, NY (PRWEB) April 19, 2013 This month marks the 10th anniversary of the sequencing of the human genome and every day, biomedical scientists are working to usher in a new era of genomic medicine based on the insights we now have, said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, at a recent Aspen Ideas Festival event in New York City. “Biomedical...

2012-07-31 10:33:19

An international team of scientists led by researchers at Mount Sinai School Medicine have discovered that a drug that had previously yielded conflicting results in clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease effectively stopped the progression of memory deterioration and brain pathology in mouse models of early stage Alzheimer's disease. The findings, published July 31, 2012 in Molecular Psychiatry, demonstrate renewed potential for this compound and could lead to clinical trials in patients...