Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Bene Pharmachem Gmbh To Collaborate On Clinical Studies For Mucopolysaccharidoses
May 15, 2013
The company, based in Germany, is the sole producer of pharmaceutical pentosan polysulfate.
Mount Sinai Researchers Identify Gene Mutations in Congenital Heart Disease
May 12, 2013
Using high-throughput sequencing, an international research team including Mount Sinai discovers causes of severe congenital heart disease
Scientists at Mount Sinai Discover a Key Mechanism for the Most Common Form of Alzheimer's Disease
April 25, 2013
Research identifies potential therapeutic targets for Late Onset Alzheimer's Disease (LOAD) by revealing a network of genes involved in the inflammatory response.
"Minerva" Super Computer Ushers New Era Of Precision Medicine At Mount Sinai
April 17, 2013
Sophisticated algorithms analyze data to develop predictive models of disease in order to better diagnose and treat patients
Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Laboratory Partners with Counsyl to Expand Screening for Genetic Diseases
January 8, 2013
Genetic screening tests for more than 100 disorders are available with on-site counseling.
Scientists Discover New Genetic Basis for Dystonia, a Debilitating Movement Disorder Impacting 500,000 North Americans
December 18, 2012
Discovery of new gene provides opportunity for development of new drugs and prenatal screening for dystonia.
Alessia Baccarini, PhD, receives the Paola Campese Award from the Italian Scientists and Scholars Foundation
December 10, 2012
The award acknowledges young Italian investigators working in North America, whose research is innovative and impactful.
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.
Changes in Nerve Cells Caused by Social Isolation May Contribute to the Development of Mental Illness
November 11, 2012
Reduced production of myelin, a type of nerve fiber that is lost in diseases like MS, may also play a role in the development of mental illness.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Offers First-Ever Course with Whole Genome Sequencing
October 8, 2012
The course provides opportunity for students to sequence, analyze and interpret their own personal genome using cutting-edge techniques.
The New Biology Film Receives Masters Series Award From CINE
May 29, 2012
Executive Producer and Creative Director Eric Schadt, PhD, was at the French Embassy in Washington D.C. May 9th to receive the award.
Protein Inhibitor Points To Potential Medical Treatments For Skull And Skin Birth Defects
May 15, 2012
Mount Sinai researchers have found new clues in the pathogenesis of skull and skin birth defects associated with a rare genetic disorder.
Mutations in Three Genes Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorders
April 4, 2012
Mount Sinai's findings, as part of a trio of papers revealing new genetic targets in autism, are published in the April 4th online issue of the journal Nature.
Researchers Discover Five Genetic Markers of Crohns Disease in Jews of European Descent
March 8, 2012
Jews of Eastern European descent are 4 times more likely to have Crohn's disease. Mount Sinai researchers have learned why.
Researchers Identify Gene Variants That Cause Stent Thrombosis in People with Coronary Artery Disease
October 26, 2011
Identifying these gene variants may allow researchers to prevent a deadly complication of coronary stent implantation in people with coronary artery disease.
Eric Schadt, PhD, Named Director of Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center
September 26, 2011
Dr. Schadt's goal is to create a world-class genomic data center that will help develop and improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Pacific Biosciences Partner to Advance Clinical Research through Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology
May 16, 2011
Institute to be directed by PacBio CSO Dr. Eric Schadt; Will Include Single Molecule Real Time Biology User Facility
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.
Chef Floyd Cardoz to Compete on Top Chef Masters on Behalf of Mount Sinai School of Medicine
April 6, 2011
Chef Floyd Cardoz will compete on "Top Chef Masters" for the Young Scientist Cancer Research Fund at Mount Sinai.
Consortium of Researchers Identify Four New Genes Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Risk
April 3, 2011
A consortium of researchers has identified four new genes that when present increase the risk of a person developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life.
Dr. AnaLisa DiFeo Recognized As Liz Tilberis Scholar for Ovarian Cancer Research
December 1, 2010
AnaLisa DiFeo honored with the Liz Tilberis Grant from the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund to support her research on chemoresistance in ovarian cancer.
Bruce D. Gelb, MD, of Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Elected to the Institute of Medicine
October 11, 2010
Dr. Bruce Gelb was among 65 new members and five foreign associates announced today at the IOM’s 40th annual meeting.
Eric Schadt, PhD, at TEDMED 2011, discusses computers revolutionizing biomedical research.
NY Times article, "New Generation of Microbe Hunters," highlights the work of Department Chair and Director of the Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology Eric Schadt, PhD. Learn more
Institute directory Eric Schadt, PhD discusses his plans and goals for the Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology. Find out more [PDF]
Eric Schadt, PhD, discusses the use of high-speed DNA sequencing in identifying toxic strains and their origins. Watch ABC video