Infectious Diseases News
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.
Marijuana-Like Chemical Can Inhibit Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) found in Late-State AIDS
March 20, 2012
Mount Sinai researchers have discovered how marijuana receptors found on immune cells can influence the spread of the virus.
Young Immunology Researchers Receive Prestigious Grant For Outstanding Discoveries
June 16, 2011
Benjamin tenOever, PhD, and Julie Magarian Blander, PhD, each received a grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for their pioneering work in the study of infectious diseases
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 HIV Clinic Now Serving 83 Percent of the Former St. Vincent Hospital’s HIV Patients
July 6, 2010
Patients who relied on St. Vincent’s HIV clinic are now being treated at a new Mount Sinai HIV clinic at the same Greenwich Village location.
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.