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2013-06-10 23:00:27

Kravis is Ranked in 7 out of 10 Specialties New York (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 The Kravis Children´s Hospital at Mount Sinai is among the country´s best children´s hospitals in 7 of 10 pediatric specialties measured by U.S. News & World Report for its 2013-14 “Best Children´s Hospitals” ranking. "Mount Sinai is making great strides as one of the nation's leaders in providing quality health care to pediatric patients across all specialty areas," said Kenneth...

2013-06-07 23:01:57

This year's program, titled “SINAInnovations: Leading A New Era Of Discovery” will highlight the power of “Team Science”, which is a key ingredient to accelerating progress and spurring creativity to advance a culture of innovation and discovery. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Leaders in health care, technology, design, the military and the arts will gather at The Mount Sinai Medical Center for the second-annual SINAInnovations conference on November 18 and 19,...

2013-06-06 23:03:05

A novel gene variant found in human and animal tissue may be a promising treatment for cancer, including breast and brain cancer, according to scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 A novel gene variant found in human and animal tissue may be a promising treatment for cancer, including breast and brain cancer, according to scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The variant, called PTEN-long, may contribute to a...

2013-06-06 20:05:43

New data shows that human embryonic stem cells can be differentiated into liver progenitor cells and produce mature liver cells Liver transplantation is the mainstay of treatment for patients with end-stage liver disease, the 12th leading cause of death in the United States, but new research from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, published in the online journal Cell Stem Cell today, suggests that it may one day become possible to regenerate a liver using cell therapy in patients...

2013-06-04 23:19:31

The Seventh Most Common Cancer Among Men is Now Potentially Preventable Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Leukemia, kidney cancer and pancreatic cancer are deadly diseases and particularly common among men. What most people may not know is that oral cancer is even more common, and the rate of the disease is growing. In fact, oral cancer is the seventh most common cancer among men. While the disease is on the rise in women, it is twice as common in men, according to the American Cancer...

2013-06-02 23:15:07

Mount Sinai researchers to present landmark studies at American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai researchers will present several landmark studies at the 2013 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) meeting May 31-June 4, 2013 in Chicago, including data on the likelihood of spousal human papillomavirus (HPV) oral infection, new gene signatures in melanoma, and issues with high readmission rates after cancer...

2013-05-30 23:15:30

Top-ranked institution to develop comprehensive health and wellness guidelines for professional and recreational tennis players in the U.S. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 The USTA announced today that The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City has been named the exclusive medical services provider and hospital of the USTA and the US Open. In addition to providing on-site clinical care for tennis professionals competing in the US Open, Mount Sinai´s team of medical experts will...

2013-05-24 23:04:43

Under the new agreement, CDI now can make use of, distribute, sublicense and sell cellular products that employ the licensed technology for therapeutic use. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has granted Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) exclusive license rights to commercially develop cardiomyocyte progenitors for in vivo cell therapy and regenerative medicine applications. These cells are capable of further differentiation into the multiple...

2013-05-22 23:14:29

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today announced an affiliation agreement to collaborate on educational programs, research, and development of new diagnostic tools and treatments that promote human health. New York, NY and Troy, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute today announced an affiliation agreement to collaborate on educational programs, research, and development of new...

2013-05-17 23:01:26

Degenerative changes to the area of the spinal disc that absorbs most of shock felt with compression, known as the nucleus pulposus, has been demonstrated and reversed in a diabetic mouse model, according to a new study led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Degenerative changes to the area of the spinal disc that absorbs most of the shock felt with compression, known as the nucleus pulposus, has been demonstrated and reversed in...