Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Joins Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network
September 10, 2013
Mount Sinai has joined the Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network of the NIH to better undrestand drug-induced liver injury, which affects one million people each year.
Mount Sinai Researchers Discover Mechanism Behind Development of Autoimmune Hepatitis
July 16, 2013
A gene mutation disrupts the activity of certain immune cells and causes the immune system to erroneously attack the liver.
Mount Sinai Invents Gene Signature to Identify Individuals with Cirrhosis at High-Risk for Liver Cancer
April 17, 2013
Mount Sinai researchers have developed the first gene test to identify patients with cirrhosis who are at highest risk of developing liver cancer.
Researchers Foresee New Treatments and Diagnostics for Deadly Fibrotic Diseases of the Lung, Liver, and Kidney
January 9, 2013
Mount Sinai has published a playbook for ending the devastating impact of fibrotic diseases.
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 Appoints Scott L. Friedman, MD, Dean for Therapeutic Discovery
March 19, 2012
This newly created position highlights Mount Sinai’s emerging role in the development of novel drugs and diagnostic products.
James Park, MD discusses how early screenings and treatment for liver cancer patients offers hope
February 2, 2011
Last year 24,000 Americans were diagnosed with liver cancer. Learn more about treatments from James Park, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine.
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
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.
The Days of Wine and Cirrhosis
July 14, 2010
Fibrosis is a term doctors use to describe the scarring of the liver that builds up over time as the result of liver damage. A healthy liver has many vital functions. Find out more from Dr. Friedman.
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.