Head Caps with Electrodes May Treat Brain Cancer
February 25, 2013
Patients with aggressive brain tumors may be treated with a head cap that produces changes in electrical fields, as part of a clinical trial at Mount Sinai.
Facts about How Mount Sinai is Researching and Treating Brain Diseases
December 14, 2012
The Mount Sinai Medical Center is one of the world’s leading institutions in discovering better ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat serious brain diseases.
Mount Sinai 1st in U.S. To Use Virtual Brain Simulator to Help Neurosurgery Residents Train, Assess, and Prepare for Surgery
October 5, 2012
Video Game-like Tool Will Also Help Faculty Rehearse Brain Surgery Using Patient-Specific MRI
The New York Times – Officer Stabbed in Brain Exits Hospital to Cheers
May 3, 2012
Just 15 days after being stabbed through the brain on an East Harlem street, a New York police officer was released from The Mount Sinai Hospital on Wednesday to a hero’s ovation from his colleagues. The officer, Eder Loor, 28, walked onto a stage at a hospital auditorium and spoke slowly but clearly as he thanked the doctors who saved his life.
New York Times – Stabbed in Brain, Officer Escaped 'Death's Door'
April 19, 2012
The wild swing connected to the left side of the police officer's head, a presumed punch until the blood started flowing. The officer, Eder Loor, reached to his temple and felt the handle of a knife. "He is probably the luckiest unlucky man you could ever have," said Dr. Joshua Bederson from The Mount Sinai Medical Center.
Residents of the Department of Neurosurgery honored by the NY State Neurosurgical Society at their Annual Meeting
June 9, 2011
Emanuela Binello, MD, PhD, ScD and Yakov Gologorsky, MD were among 8 Residents in the state to receive the New York State Neurosurgical Resident Award
The Department of Neurosurgery hosted their annual Research Day on Wednesday, June 8, 2011
June 8, 2011
The Department of Neurosurgery Research Day showcases the research efforts between faculty and trainees.
Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit employees receive Service Award from The Employee Recognition Committee
June 6, 2011
Cynthia Fernandez, RN, BSN, CCRN and Fany Lezama, Patient Care Associate, members of the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, were honored by Mount Sinai.
Jennifer Frontera, MD honored at the Mount Sinai Achievement Ceremony on May 12, 2011
May 12, 2011
Jennifer A. Frontera, MD, received the Solomon Silver Award in Clinical Medicine at the Mount Sinai Achievement Ceremony
Health Resources and Services Administration Honors Dr. Jennifer Frontera As Organ Donation Champion
November 10, 2010
The HRSA has recognized Dr. Jennifer Frontera for demonstrating an exceptional commitment to organ donation and transplantation in New York State.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Teams With NFL to Create Neurological Program for Retired Players
March 24, 2010
The NFL has selected The Mount Sinai Medical Center to be part of its new Neurological Care Program (NCP) for retired NFL players.
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.
Deep Brain Stimulation Effective for Several Years in Patients with Primary Generalized Dystonia
April 13, 2009
A Mount Sinai study finds that deep brain stimulation is safe and effective for patients with primary generalized dystonia — a movement disorder that causes muscles to contract and spasm.