The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai hosted its fifth annual SINAInnovations conference on October 25 – 26, 2016. This year’s theme “Therapeutic Discovery” included keynote addresses, short talks, panel discussions and lunchtime breakout sessions featuring international thought leaders across the range of relevant domains. Sessions and lectures included: Drug Development in Academia; Target Identification and Validation; Industry-Academic Medical Center Partnerships; Funding Drug Discovery; Health Disparities and Drug Discovery for the Developing World; Clinical Trial Advances and Novel First-in-man Approaches, and Therapeutic Frontiers in Oncology. The conference defined the astonishing advances in drug discovery, and outlined solutions to overcome obstacles to progress.
2016 Event Organizers: Scott L. Friedman, Lakshmi A. Devi, Robert J. Devita, Janice L. Gabrilove, Paul J. Kenny, Erik Lium, Miriam Merad
Trainee Forum and Networking Reception
The Trainee Forum and Networking Reception is comprised of panels, didactic lectures, the second annual Young Innovators Pitch Competition, and networking reception, and developed exclusively for ISMMS students and postdoctoral trainees at the Mount Sinai Health System.
Mount Sinai Innovation Awards
The annual Mount Sinai Innovation Awards recognize either individual or collaborative investigators in the Mount Sinai Health System whose research has the potential to make significant commercial or health impacts.
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai hosted the first ever SINAIMedMaker Challenge on October 21-23, 2016, a healthcare technology competition and a new satellite event of SINAInnovations. Multidisciplinary teams aimed to create novel solutions for the management, monitoring, and treatment of Pain and Fatigue.
This timeline showcases Mount Sinai Health System’s long history of groundbreaking firsts, from improved treatments for cancer to genetic engineering and biotechnology.
HITLAB Innovators Summit, collaborating partner of SINAInnovations
The HITLAB Innovators Summit brings together leaders in public health, medicine, technology, and design to discuss health issues and solutions in a three-day live event. The Summit offers a series of carefully curated talks, panels, and collaboration opportunities to engage the most creative minds in health and technology.
2016 Hitlab Innovators Summit: New York
November 29 – December 1, 2016
Lerner Hall, Columbia University, New York City
2920 Broadway (At 115th Street) NY, NY 10027
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