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
Bruce Darrow, MD, PhD, Appointed Chief Medical Information Officer of The Mount Sinai Medical Center
March 15, 2013
Dr. Darrow will oversee the implementation and use of information technology to improve quality of care and patient safety.
Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, Designated Master of the American College of Cardiology in Recognition of Outstanding Service
March 12, 2013
Dr. Narula is the Director of the Cardiovascular Imaging Program at Mount Sinai Heart.
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Recognize Mount Sinai for Personalized Follow-up Care for Medicare Patients
January 23, 2013
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has announced Mount Sinai as one of 47 sites awarded admission to a federal program supporting partnerships between hospitals and community-based organizations.
Barbara Murphy, MD, Named Chair of the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine
November 27, 2012
The appointment makes Dr. Murphy the first female chair of Medicine of an academic medical center in New York City.
Mount Sinai Researchers Present Landmark Data at American Heart Association Meeting
November 7, 2012
Impact of Education on Drug Adherence, Diabetes on Heart Disease and 3D Ultrasound Technology on Disease Detection presented at 2012 Scientific Sessions
American Heart Association Presents 2012 Research Achievement Award to Mount Sinai’s Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD
November 5, 2012
The award was presented Sunday, November 4 at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions.
Individuals Who Have Diabetes and Advanced Coronary Artery Disease Have Significantly Better Outcomes with Bypass Surgery than Angioplasty
November 4, 2012
Highly-anticipated FREEDOM Trial establishes gold standard for treatment of high-risk patient population.
Mount Sinai Earns NY State's Top Safety Rating for Angioplasty
October 16, 2012
Mount Sinai’s Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory is 1 of only 4 in the state to be awarded New York State’s highest "two-star" safety rating for angioplasty.
Mount Sinai’s Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Sworn in as Honorary NYPD Surgeon
September 14, 2012
Dr. Fuster was one of five physicians sworn in yesterday as a member of the Society of Honorary Police Surgeons of the City of New York.
Newest Devices and Techniques for Opening Arterial Blockages to Be Highlighted at Annual Coronary and Vascular Symposium
June 12, 2012
The symposium will take place at Mount Sinai from Wednesday, June 13 to Saturday, June 16.
Magic Johnson Joins Mount Sinai at Community Health Fair
April 16, 2012
Earvin "Magic" Johnson partnered with Mount Sinai to host community health fair featuring free screenings, cooking demonstrations, prizes, and live music.
Mount Sinai Presents Landmark Research at American College of Cardiology Meeting
March 27, 2012
New Statin Regimen, Unrecognized Heart Disease Symptoms, New Imaging Innovations Among Key Research at Leading Cardiology Conference
Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Named a “Legend of Cardiovascular Medicine” by the American College of Cardiology
March 23, 2012
Dr. Fuster has been selected to deliver the James T. Dove Lecture on March 25 at the ACC’s annual meeting in Chicago.
Mount Sinai’s Cardiac Catheterization Lab Receives Highest Safety Rating From New York State
March 14, 2012
New York State has recognized Mount Sinai's cath lab with the highest safety rating, marking 15 years as one of the safest cath labs in the state.
Mount Sinai First to Use Visually Guided Catheter Ablation System to Treat Atrial Fibrillation Patient in New U.S. Clinical Trial
February 21, 2012
The clinical trial is headed by Vivek Y. Reddy, MD, Professor of Cardiology and Director of the Cardiac Arrhythmia Service at Mount Sinai Heart.
Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, Recognized by American College of Cardiology as "Gifted Educator"
January 19, 2012
Dr. Jagat Narula, Chair in Cardiology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, has received the prestigious "Gifted Educator Award" for his renown as an educator in cardiology.
World Trade Center Responders at Heightened Risk for Atherosclerosis
November 15, 2011
Mount Sinai researchers have found that responders at the World Trade Center site with earlier exposure to the dust cloud have greater risk of developing arterial plaque.
Fetal Cells From Placenta May Help Maternal Heart Recover From Injury
November 14, 2011
Mount Sinai researchers have found that fetal stem cells home to the site of injury in the maternal heart and aide in its recovery.
Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Appointed Physician-in-Chief of The Mount Sinai Medical Center
October 6, 2011
Dr. Fuster is re-appointed as Director of Mount Sinai Heart, The Zena and Michael A. Weiner Cardiovascular Institute, and the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health.
Dr. Barbara Murphy aims to understand how likely a transplant recipient is to respond to and reject donor organs
December 7, 2010
The shortage of donated organs makes it crucial that transplants aren't rejected, and transplant immunology is dedicated to improving those odds.
Barbara Murphy, MD, published in the New England Journal of Medicine
November 18, 2010
Barbara Murphy, MD, Chief, Division of Nephrology, co-authors Outcomes of Kidney Transplantation in HIV-Infected Recipients
Get a Sneak Peek PBS's Frontline documentary, Facing Death, before it airs in late November
November 16, 2010
In Facing Death PBS's Frontline examines "the realities of today's modern, medicalized death" in the ICU of The Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Mount Sinai Develops Technology That Uses Gold to Detect High-Risk Heart Disease
August 16, 2010
Researchers at Mount Sinai have pioneered a way to detect vulnerable plaques in the coronary artery using gold nanoparticles and CT technology.
Mount Sinai Creates The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Cardiovascular Translational Research Center
August 11, 2010
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded Mount Sinai a $25 million grant for heart disease research.
Newest Techniques for Opening Arterial Blockages to Be Highlighted at Annual Coronary and Vascular Symposium
June 15, 2010
Mount Sinai Heart is hosting the13th Annual Live Symposium of Complex Coronary and Cardiovascular Cases.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s New Gene Therapy Proves Effective in Treating Severe Heart Failure
June 3, 2010
Mount Sinai researchers have developed a way to stimulate production of an enzyme that enables failing hearts to pump more effectively.
The Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine held its Annual Housestaff Research Day on May 27, 2010
May 27, 2010
The Department of Medicine Research Day showcases the collaborative research efforts between faculty and trainees.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Significantly Improves Its U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools Rankings
April 24, 2009
Over the past four years, Mount Sinai has improved in the U.S. News & World Report "America's Best Graduate Schools" rankings more than any other school in the United States, jumping from 32nd to 22nd.