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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 23:03:22

New affiliation expands clinical care options for Brooklyn residents Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 The Brooklyn Hospital Center (THBC) has become a clinical affiliate of The Mount Sinai Hospital and an academic affiliate of The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, according to a joint announcement today from the institutions. The affiliation will expand physician and medical services for the more than one million residents in The Brooklyn Hospital Center’s service area,...

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...

2014-09-10 20:21:12

Gold standard for evaluating impact of chemicals on children's health NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Actress and environmental advocate Jessica Alba today joined officials from the Mount Sinai Health System to formally open The Honest Company Ultra Clean Room. Part of Mount Sinai's Children's Environmental Health Center (CEHC), the new, state-of-the-art facility will measure, with greater sensitivity, the impact of chemicals in the environment on children's health....

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...

2014-08-21 23:06:41

Entrance of Ambulatory Care Pavilion to be named for donors George S. Kaufman and Kaufman Astoria Studios ASTORIA, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Hospital officials, community leaders and elected officials today gathered for a “topping off” ceremony for the new building at Mount Sinai Queens, marking the completion of the steel construction phase of the $125 million expansion and modernization project. During the event, hospital officials also announced a major donation from George S....

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...

2014-07-22 08:32:03

- Neurotrope enters into world-wide, exclusive license agreement with Mount Sinai; Files related provisional patent for Bryostatin-1 - PLANTATION, Fla., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurotrope Bioscience, Inc., a subsidiary of Neurotrope, Inc. (OTCQB: NTRP) has signed a world-wide, exclusive license agreement with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (Mount Sinai) to utilize its proprietary information and data package for the use of Bryostatin-1 in the treatment of...

2014-07-17 23:00:59

The Mount Sinai Hospital announced today it has received its third consecutive Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). New York, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 The Mount Sinai Hospital announced today it has received its third consecutive Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). In addition, Mount Sinai Queens received first-time Magnet designation as well. Considered the gold standard, Magnet designation is the highest...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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