Redefining a Positive CT Result for Lung Cancer May Reduce Unnecessary Surgery, Radiation Risks
February 19, 2013
Revising a key measure used to define positive test results in baseline computed tomography (CT) screenings for lung cancer could help reduce the prospect of “further diagnostic work-up."
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.
Charles A. Powell, MD, Named Chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
March 30, 2011
Dr. Powell’s collaborative translational research in lung cancer has helped lead to the recategorization of the disease.
New Study of “Sarcoid Like” Granulomatous Pulmonary Disease Finds Elevated Rates in WTC Responders
January 6, 2011
Mount Sinai researchers examined nearly 20,000 World Trade Center responders for this clinical study.
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 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.
Pulmonary Faculty Practice Associates Announces New Hires
October 1, 2009
Pulmonary Faculty Practice Associates is pleased to welcome Christian Becker, MD, PhD, and Michael Stephen, MD, to our practice.
A Less Invasive Treatment on the Horizon for Those Suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
March 2, 2009
For patients with COPD, a progressive lung disorder, there are often few treatment options available except surgery or a lung transplant, but a less invasive treatment may now be on the horizon thanks to Timothy Harkin, MD. and Neil Schachter, MD.
Mount Sinai Study Finds One-Quarter of World Trade Center Responders Still Have Impaired Lung Function
February 5, 2009
The Mount Sinai study is the first to assess lung function in a large group of WTC responders at two different time points since the September 11th attacks.