Scientists Develop Method that Ensures Safe Research on Deadly Flu Viruses
August 11, 2013
Strategy turns molecules in human lung cells into viral scissors that cut H5N1 bird flu and similar bugs into pieces
Mount Sinai Researchers Develop First Successful Laboratory Model for Studying Hepatitis C
July 26, 2013
By differentiating stem cells into liver cells and inducing successful infection, Mount Sinai researchers have shown for the first time that the hepatitis C virus can replicate in monkeys.
Mount Sinai Researchers Identify Vulnerabilities of the Deadly Ebola Virus
July 17, 2013
Disabling a protein in Ebola virus cells can stop the virus from infecting, providing new understanding of how the virus suppresses the human immune system
Mount Sinai Researchers Discover How the Flu Tells Time
January 17, 2013
The flu knows how much time it has to multiply, infect other cells, and spread to another human being before the immune system kills it.
Mount Sinai Grad Student, 25, Named to Forbes ‘30 Under 30’ In Science and Healthcare for 'Revolutionary New Ideas'
December 19, 2012
Mount Sinai's Jillian Shapiro, a graduate student in Microbiology, has been name to the second annual Forbes "30 Under 30" list in "Science and Healthcare."
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
2009 H1N1 Vaccine Protects Against 1918 Influenza Virus, Alleviating Bioterrorism Concerns
June 15, 2010
Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that people vaccinated against H1N1 influenza may also be protected against 1918 Spanish influenza.
Mount Sinai Researchers Approaching Universal Treatment for All Strains of Influenza
June 2, 2010
Benjamin tenOever, PhD, and colleagues are one step closer to creating a universal anti-viral treatment for influenza.