Mount Sinai Study Demonstrates Connection Between Secondhand Tobacco Smoke And Coronary Artery Calcification In "Never Smokers"
March 8, 2013
Landmark research points to low-dose CT scan screening as a way to provide early detection of heart disease.
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."
Cutting-Edge Procedure Improves Breast Surgery Outcomes at Mount Sinai's Dubin Breast Center
April 30, 2012
Seed localization is a new procedure available at only a handful of centers that allows breast surgeons to more precisely target and remove breast tumors.
Preliminary Report Shows "Cloud" Computing Technology Should Make Sharing Medical Images Easier and More Efficient
April 30, 2012
Mount Sinai was the first site to go live in August 2011 and currently has about 190 patients enrolled in project.
New Study Finds Lung Cancers Detected by CT Screening Grow at Same Rate as Those Found Through Traditional Methods
March 30, 2012
Claudia I. Henschke, PhD, MD, Professor of Radiology, led the research with her team at Mount Sinai.
Unique Study Shows Efficacy of Imaging Technology in Evaluating Heart Disease Drug Dalcetrapib
September 13, 2011
Zahi A. Fayad, PhD, Director of the Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute, found
Dubin Breast Center Now Offers Cutting-Edge 3D Mammography Technology
May 9, 2011
The Dubin Breast Center of The Tisch Cancer Institute is one of the first centers in the country to offer 3D mammography, allowing for earlier and more accurate breast cancer diagnosis.
Mount Sinai’s David S. Mendelson, MD, FACR, Recognized as Grassroots Champion by The American Hospital Association
April 22, 2011
Dr. Mendelson was recognized for his leadership in establishing the use of electronic health records to improve patient care.
Mount Sinai’s Burton Drayer, MD, Elected President of the Radiological Society of North America
January 31, 2011
Dr. Drayer, Chair of the Department of Radiology, has been elected president of the society’s board of directors.
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.
Drug-eluting Stents in Blocked Arteries Can Prevent Amputation for Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease
March 19, 2010
Dr. Robert A. Lookstein reports that in a single-center study, 90.6% of patients avoided amputation following stent placement.
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.