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2013-09-04 23:01:47

Dr. Longtine’s Election Results in a Three-Year Term on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee New York, NY (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Janina A. Longtine, MD, has been elected President of the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), an international medical professional association dedicated to advancing the clinical practice, science and excellence of molecular and genomic laboratory medicine through education, innovation and advocacy to enable highest quality health care....

2013-09-03 23:04:06

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai recently published two manuscripts in the New England Journal of Medicine regarding a new antibody used to treat both ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai recently published two manuscripts in the New England Journal of Medicine regarding a new antibody used to treat both ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. The journal...

2013-09-02 23:00:52

Worldwide study of more than 11,000 female patients provides evidence that stents can be safe and efficient in women who are traditionally underrepresented in clinical trials. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 Cardiac stents to open blocked heart arteries and reduce chest pain have been used for decades. However, cardiologists have never been certain that women benefitted from their use because clinical trials testing stents only included, at most, 25 percent women, making the...

2013-09-01 23:01:39

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Presents New Findings of their Patterns of Non-Adherence to Anti-Platelet Regimens in Stented Patients (PARIS) Study at European Society of Cardiology 2013 Congress New York, NY (PRWEB) September 01, 2013 Lead study investigators from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai presented their Patterns of Non-Adherence to Anti-Platelet Regimens in Stented Patients (PARIS) study findings at the ESC Congress 2013 in Amsterdam organized by the European...

2013-08-22 23:01:57

Mount Sinai Is the Official Medical Provider for the USTA and the US Open; Alexis Chiang Colvin, MD, of Mount Sinai Is Chief Medical Officer of the USTA New York, NY (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 The Mount Sinai Medical Center, the official medical provider for the United States Tennis Association and the US Open, is the official sponsor of Arthur Ashe Kids Day, the largest single-day tennis and entertainment event in the world, featuring international pop music stars and outstanding tennis...

2013-08-21 23:21:31

Under the agreement, Mount Sinai will retain rights to molecular biomarkers associated with disease progression and drug response, and Exosome Diagnostics will retain commercial development rights for molecular in vitro diagnostic products. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Exosome Diagnostics today announced a collaboration on the research and development of real-time nucleic acid-based body-fluid diagnostics to advance personalized...

2013-08-15 23:01:01

Global Leader in Cardiology, Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, of The Mount Sinai Medical Center is New Editor-in-Chief of JACC New York, NY (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has selected internationally recognized cardiologist Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, as its next Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). Dr. Fuster will begin his five-year...

2013-07-31 23:22:28

Visitors to the Derald H. Ruttenberg Treatment Center First to Use App Assessing Patient Satisfaction New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 In an effort to better assess patient satisfaction, The Mount Sinai Medical Center has launched a real-time patient-feedback survey tool—RateMyHospital®—for cancer patients receiving treatment in the Derald H. Ruttenberg Treatment Center. The tool went live on Monday, July 15, and so far, scores of patients have been providing feedback in...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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