Novel Drug Candidate Regenerates Pancreatic Cells Lost in Diabetes
March 9, 2015
In a screen of more than 100,000 potential drugs, only one, harmine, drove human insulin-producing beta cells to multiply, according to a study led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, funded by JDRF and the National Institutes of Health, and published online today in Nature Medicine.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Recognized by U.S. News and World Report in Annual “Best Hospitals” Rankings
July 16, 2013
The Mount Sinai Medical Center is prominently featured in U.S. News & World Report’s clinical specialty ranking of the nation’s most outstanding hospitals.
Diabetes Patients That Bring Glucose Meters To Doctor Visits Have Better Control Over Their Disease
June 19, 2013
Mount Sinai researchers present new data at ENDO 2013, The Endocrine Society’s Annual Meeting and Expo in San Francisco.
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Announces New President: Mount Sinai's Jeffrey Mechanick, MD
May 4, 2013
Mount Sinai researcher, Derek LeRoith, MD, receives distinction in Clinical Endocrinology Award at AACE’s Annual Scientific Sessions.
The Third Mona Shimshi MD Annual Lecture was given by Ira J. Goldberg MD
April 15, 2013
The Third Mona Shimshi MD Annual Lecture was given by Ira J. Goldberg MD who is the Dickinson W. Richards Professor of Medicine and the Chief of the Division of Preventive Medicine and Nutrition at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons on Thursday April 4th, 2013. His talk title was "Diabetic Heart Diseases".
The Seventh Stanley Mirsky MD Annual Lecture was given by Dr. David D’Alessio MD
April 12, 2013
The Seventh Stanley Mirsky MD Annual Lecture was given by Dr. David D’Alessio MD who is Professor and Chief of the Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
Mount Sinai, Pitt Team Finds Novel Mechanism Regulating Replication of Insulin-Producing Beta Cells for Diabetes Treatment
March 27, 2013
The findings were recently published online in Diabetes, a journal of the American Diabetes Association.
Binge Drinking Increases Risk of Type 2 Diabetes by Causing Insulin Resistance
January 30, 2013
Binge drinking causes insulin resistance, which increases the risk of Type 2 diabetes, according to the results of an animal study led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. The results are published in the January 30 issue of the journal Science Translational Medicine.
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 Study Demonstrates that Overeating Impairs Brain Insulin Function, a Mechanism that can Lead to Diabetes and Obesity
October 17, 2012
The current study is published online in The Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Andrew Fyfe Stewart, MD, Named Director of the Metabolism Institute at The Mount Sinai Medical Center
October 15, 2012
The Metabolism Institute is devoted to clinical and basic research in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Study Shows Vitamin C Prevents Bone Loss in Animal Models
October 8, 2012
The findings from Mone Zaidi, MD, Director of the Mount Sinai Bone Program, and his team are published in the online edition of PLoS ONE.
Dual Action Polyclonal Antibody May Offer More Effective, Safer Protection Against Osteoporosis
August 20, 2012
Results from the Mount Sinai study are published online in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Vision Voice Film: June 8th at East Harlem International Film Festival
June 4, 2012
Mount Sinai Diabetes Center and Communities IMPACT Diabetes Center cordially invite you to the Vision Voice Film Debut on Friday June 8th at 6pm at the East Harlem International Film Festival.
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.
Maternal Type 2 Diabetes and Low Income Significantly Increase Risk for ADHD in Children
January 2, 2012
Mount Sinai researchers have found that low socioeconomic status and gestational diabetes together increase the risk of ADHD in children 14-fold.
Gene that Causes Type 2 Diabetes May Also Cause Alzheimer’s
July 18, 2011
Researchers have found that a gene that causes diabetes kills nerve cells in the brain, possibly resulting in Alzheimer’s disease.
Diabetic Kidney Failure May Be Reversed with Low-Carbohydrate Diet
April 20, 2011
Researchers have found that by administering a low-carb, high-fat diet in mice, that diabetic kidney damage was reversed, and also uncovered an array of genes associated with kidney failure.
President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition Appoints Jeffrey I. Mechanick, MD to Science Board
March 7, 2011
The PCFSN engages Americans to adopt healthy lifestyles. Dr. Mechanick will assist the Board with its expanded mission into nutrition.
Mount Sinai Researchers Identify Novel Function of Insulin in the Brain
February 16, 2011
Brain insulin suppressed release of fatty acids from fat. Impaired brain insulin signaling increases the release of fatty acids which can lead to or worsen diabetes.
Walter Futterweit, MD, Named President of the Androgen Excess and PCOS Society
December 20, 2010
Mount Sinai’s Walter Futterweit, MD, has been elected president of the Androgen Excess and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Society
Mount Sinai Appoints Mark W. Babyatsky, MD, As Chair of Department of Medicine
December 13, 2010
Dr. Babyatsky seeks to propel Mount Sinai to the forefront of improving primary care under the new Affordable Care Act.
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
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg issued a Proclamation recognizing the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center
November 17, 2010
Mayor Bloomberg presented Tracy L. Breen, MD, a Proclamation recognizing the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center on November 17, 2010
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.
Gene Associated with Type 2 Diabetes Is Low in People with Alzheimer’s Disease
October 12, 2010
A study in the journal Aging Cell shows that people with Alzheimer’s disease have a low level of the gene PGC-1, which regulates glucose.
Mount Sinai's Stanley Mirsky, MD, Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Joslin Diabetes Center of Boston
June 16, 2010
A Mount Sinai physician for nearly 50 years, Dr. Mirsky performed some of the earliest research on the connection between diabetes and the eyes.
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.
Terry F. Davies, MD, receives John B. Stanbury Medal from American Thyroid Association
May 18, 2010
The American Thyroid Association recognizes Terry F. Davies, MD, Professor of Medicine, for his contributions to thyroid autoimmunity research.
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.