Mount Sinai Receives NIH Grant to Increase the Engagement of African Americans in Colorectal Cancer Screening
September 4, 2013
Mount Sinai researchers have received a grant from the NIH to determine why African Americans are less likely than others to receive colorectal cancer screenings.
Gene Variant May Provide Novel Therapy for Several Cancer Types
June 6, 2013
A novel gene variant found in human and animal tissue may be a promising treatment for cancer, including breast and brain cancer.
Ramon Parsons, MD, PhD, Named Chair of Oncological Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
March 6, 2013
Stuart Aaronson, MD, will continue conducting transformative research at Mount Sinai as Founding Chair, Emeritus
Protein Lost in Tumors Blocks Normal Cells From Being Reprogrammed into Stem Cells
March 5, 2013
Mount Sinai researchers identify mechanism that prevents cells from being reprogrammed into embryonic stem cells
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Researchers Awarded “Provocative Questions” Grant from National Cancer Institute
September 20, 2012
Researchers are among a select group of scientists who have been recognized for their quest to answer the most pressing questions about cancer.
Mount Sinai Researchers Present Studies On Treatment Trends, Myeloma Vaccine, and Predictive Models at Cancer Meeting
May 17, 2012
Access to care, vaccine, treatment trends among landmark research at the 2012 American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting.
Chef Floyd Cardoz Wins Top Chef Masters and 100,000 Dollars on Behalf of Mount Sinai
June 16, 2011
Chef Cardoz won Top Chef Master’s grand prize of $100,000 on behalf of The Tisch Cancer Institute’s Young Scientist Cancer Research Fund at Mount Sinai.
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine Make Major Breakthrough in Melanoma Research
December 22, 2010
A discovery made by Mount Sinai researchers about the progression of melanoma could lead to new treatments.
Dr. AnaLisa DiFeo Recognized As Liz Tilberis Scholar for Ovarian Cancer Research
December 1, 2010
AnaLisa DiFeo honored with the Liz Tilberis Grant from the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund to support her research on chemoresistance in ovarian cancer.
Mount Sinai Partners With National Black Church Initiative to Raise Awareness of Breast and Prostate Cancer
November 12, 2010
Mount Sinai is working with the NBCI to raise awareness in the African-American community of breast and prostate cancer treatment options.
Conference to Explore Latest Screening Methods and Treatments for Lung Cancer
October 21, 2010
23rd International Conference on Screening for Lung Cancer To Be Held at The Mount Sinai Medical Center October 22 and 23
Study Shows that Cancer-Related PTSD Can Be Reduced by Cognitive-Behavior Therapy by Phone
October 6, 2010
Cognitive-behavior therapy given over the phone has been shown to reduce PTSD symptoms in survivors of stem cell transplants.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Researchers Discover Mechanism by Which Diseases Develop
July 8, 2010
Researchers have identified a previously unknown mechanism by which information from a gene is used to direct the physical and behavioral development of individuals.
Mount Sinai Honors Female Scientists with Inaugural Robin Chemers Neustein Postdoctoral Fellowship
June 30, 2010
Inaugural award supporting female scientists at Mount Sinai School of Medicine has been awarded to Molly A. Ingersoll, PhD, and Ruth I. Johnson, PhD.
Jia Chen, ScD, Receives Visiting Scientist Award from International Agency for Research on Cancer
June 14, 2010
Dr. Chen will spend the 2010/2011 academic year continuing her research on breast and lung cancer with collaborators at IARC in Lyon, France.
Robotic Prostatectomy Minimizes Surgery, Reduces Recovery Time, and Shortens Hospital Stays
April 15, 2010
Recent Mount Sinai study shows significant benefits to robotically assisted procedures over open prostate surgery.
Mount Sinai Discovers Factors That Improve Ovarian Cancer Survival
May 27, 2009
Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers have made a discovery that results in the elimination of tumor cells associated with ovarian cancer.
Mount Sinai's State-of-the-Art Prostate Cancer Center Targets Quality of Life for Patients Undergoing Robotic Surgery
May 13, 2009
The resource center for prostate cancer care, led by David B. Samadi, MD, Chief of the Division of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery, specializes in pre- and postsurgical care.
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.
Men with Prostate Cancer Worry Less About Recurrence Than Their Partners Do
April 23, 2009
Researchers at Mount Sinai have found that when it comes to worrying about the recurrence of prostate cancer, male patients worry less than their spouses or partners.
Mount Sinai Researchers Discover Potential Link Between Rare Blood Cancer and Environmental Contaminants
February 3, 2009
Mount Sinai researchers have discovered a potential link between a significant number of cases of a rare blood cancer and environmental contaminants in three counties in eastern Pennsylvania.