Blocking Sugar Intake May Reduce Cancer Risk or Progression in Obese and Diabetic People
August 1, 2013
Findings reveal why patients with metabolism-related diseases are at higher risk for aggressive tumors
Mount Sinai Researchers Develop First Successful Laboratory Model for Studying Hepatitis C
July 26, 2013
By differentiating stem cells into liver cells and inducing successful infection, Mount Sinai researchers have shown for the first time that the hepatitis C virus can replicate in monkeys.
Sugar Consumption Increases Risk of Heart Disease
January 18, 2013
First fruit fly model of diet-induced type 2 diabetes shows how high-sugar diet affects the heart and reveals new therapeutic opportunities
Common Cranial Birth Defect: Mount Sinai Researchers Validate Genetic Links
November 19, 2012
Craniosynostosis is one of the ten most common birth defects, occurring in about 1 out of every 2,500 live births.
Researchers Learn How Some Cells Are Turned Into Fat Cells In The Body
June 14, 2011
Scientists found a cellular signaling pathway that differentiates certain types of cells into fat cells or smooth muscle cells, informing a potential therapeutic target for obesity.
Mount Sinai’s Ethylin Wang Jabs, MD, Elected as a Member of the Association of American Physicians
April 18, 2011
Dr. Jabs was among 64 individuals elected this year and honored at the Association of American Physicians annual meeting.
Mount Sinai Researchers Identify Mechanism of Regulatory Protein Essential for Embryo Development
October 28, 2010
The discovery of a new mechanism in embryo development may provide a diagnostic or therapeutic target in identifying and treating common cancers.
Mount Sinai Researchers Find Possible Genetic Cause for Cleft Palate
September 15, 2010
Drs. Philippe Soriano and Jeffrey Bush led research that explains why a certain gene mutation causes craniofrontonasal syndrome.