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2014-07-09 11:33:39

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine Two genetic mutations in liver cells may drive tumor formation in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (iCCA), the second most common form of liver cancer, according to a research published in the July issue of the journal Nature. A team led by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Harvard Medical School has discovered a link between the presence of two mutant proteins IDH1 and IDH2 and cancer. Past studies have found IDH...

2014-07-03 23:06:32

GeriJoy, a leading provider of avatar-based elder care services, and Pace University have been awarded a $100,000 grant from Pilot Health Tech NYC to introduce virtual senior care companions to Mount Sinai Queens Hospital. The interdisciplinary gerontechnology experts at Pace University will facilitate a clinical study involving up to 500 inpatients, in which the expected benefits of GeriJoy’s 24x7 companionship, oversight, and health coaching include reduction in duration of hospital...

2014-07-03 23:03:50

Leaders and experts from Mount Sinai appear at Aspen Ideas Festival Aspen, CO (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Significant findings are being made in medicine, but to support and develop effective new treatments, the United States will need to create innovative new public and fiscal policies, said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, CEO and President of the Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. Dr. Davis discussed his ideas for creating “an ecosystem of innovation,” during the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival...

2014-07-03 23:03:46

Tablet-Based Application Gives Patients, Relatives and Staff Comprehensive, Real-Time Overview of Clinical Care While In Hospital New York, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 A new “Patient Itinerary” app now gives patients at The Mount Sinai Hospital a detailed schedule of upcoming treatments, procedures and tests. Conceived by the Mount Sinai Inpatient Care Model Redesign Team and developed by Mount Sinai Information Technology, the iPad app is housed on tablets provided by the New York...

2014-07-03 23:03:20

Pediatric patients, families, and physicians joined together to introduce revamped quarters for the Food for Life program. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Pediatric patients and their families recently joined physicians from The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and representatives from the Genetic Disease Foundation (GDF) to introduce revamped quarters for the Food for Life program, which serves patients in Mount Sinai’s Program for Inherited Metabolic Diseases – one of the...

2014-07-03 23:00:45

Mount Sinai Dermatologists Identified Many with Sun-damaged Skin over Ten Days NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Dermatologists from the Mount Sinai Health System performed 713 skin cancer screenings at the Aspen Ideas Festival (AIF), identifying nine possible melanomas, 190 precancerous lesions, 80 atypical moles and 89 potential non-melanoma skin cancers. This is nearly twice the number of screenings performed at last year’s Festival. These potential diagnoses must be confirmed with...

2014-06-26 23:02:27

Mount Sinai Recruits Julie Swain, MD, Experienced Medical Device Expert and Cardiothoracic Surgeon to Launch Innovative Center for Consultation, Clinical Trial Design, and Testing of Promising Cardiac Medical Devices New York, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Mount Sinai Heart at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has created an innovative Center for Medical Devices(CMeD) to advance the field of cardiovascular medicine and accelerate the delivery of promising medical devices to cardiac...

2014-06-26 23:01:11

Mount Sinai’s Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Joins Forces with Other Leading Global Cardiovascular Experts to Provide a Road Map for Reducing the Growing Worldwide Epidemic of Cardiovascular Diseases New York, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Global authorities in the field of cardiovascular medicine led by Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, of Mount Sinai Heart at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have created a free, special publication produced in collaboration with Scientific American Custom Media....

2014-06-23 23:04:14

The future of medicine, the cost of American health care, data and drug discovery, and biotech innovation are among the topics to be explored by leaders from the Mount Sinai Health System during the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival New York, NY (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 The future of medicine, the cost of American health care, data and drug discovery, and biotech innovation are among the topics to be explored by leaders from the Mount Sinai Health System during the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival, to be...

2014-06-23 12:28:43

Innovative technology integrates flight simulation technology with brain surgery; allows surgeons to see what couldn't be seen CLEVELAND, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Surgical Theater's advanced 3-D imaging technology will be showcased by The Mount Sinai Hospital at the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 24-July 3 in Aspen, Colorado. The Festival, a gathering of the most innovative, forward thinking minds, provides the opportunity for attendees to experience first-hand groundbreaking...


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