Key Heart Failure Culprit Discovered
March 12, 2014
Collaborative research study shows blocking microRNA miR-25 halts progression of heart failure, improves cardiac function, and may increase survival.
Engineered Cardiac Tissue Developed to Study the Human Heart
February 2, 2014
Researchers show their human engineered cardiac tissue may provide a reliable surrogate for human myocardium to improve preclinical therapeutic testing.
Long-Lasting Gene Therapy Benefits Advanced Heart Failure Patients
November 19, 2013
Cardiovascular Research Center at Mount Sinai report promising long-term follow-up results for its single dose AAV1/SERCA2a gene therapy in advanced heart failure patients.
A Best Manuscript Award Goes to the Cardiovascular Research Center at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
November 17, 2013
Editors of Circulation Research recognize Mount Sinai Heart researchers at AHA Scientific Sessions 2013 for their work to repair and reverse heart attack damage.
Fondation Leducq Awards $6 Million Grant for Global Research Network for Cardiac Regeneration
July 1, 2013
New Transatlantic Network of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research Established with the Cardiovascular Research Center at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Mount Sinai Researchers Present Landmark Data at American Heart Association Meeting
November 7, 2012
Impact of Education on Drug Adherence, Diabetes on Heart Disease and 3D Ultrasound Technology on Disease Detection presented at 2012 Scientific Sessions
Mount Sinai’s Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Sworn in as Honorary NYPD Surgeon
September 14, 2012
Dr. Fuster was one of five physicians sworn in yesterday as a member of the Society of Honorary Police Surgeons of the City of New York.
Mount Sinai Presents Landmark Research at American College of Cardiology Meeting
March 27, 2012
New Statin Regimen, Unrecognized Heart Disease Symptoms, New Imaging Innovations Among Key Research at Leading Cardiology Conference
NY Daily News - Daily Checkup - New Technologies Help Cardiac Patients Battle Stent Thrombosis
February 29, 2012
Dr. Jean-Sebastien Hulot, a medical cardiologist at Mount Sinai, says researchers' focus is on identifying the 1% to 3% of patients who are at high risk.
Jagat Narula, MD, PhD, Recognized by American College of Cardiology as "Gifted Educator"
January 19, 2012
Dr. Jagat Narula, Chair in Cardiology at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, has received the prestigious "Gifted Educator Award" for his renown as an educator in cardiology.
Samin K. Sharma, MD, Appointed Director of Clinical Cardiology and President of the Mount Sinai Heart Network
November 3, 2011
Dr. Sharma has also been named Dean of International Clinical Affiliations, expanding the international presence of The Mount Sinai Medical Center in Cardiology.
Researchers Identify Gene Variants That Cause Stent Thrombosis in People with Coronary Artery Disease
October 26, 2011
Identifying these gene variants may allow researchers to prevent a deadly complication of coronary stent implantation in people with coronary artery disease.
Jia-Jye Lee Gives Oral Presentation at BMES Meeting
October 15, 2011
Doctoral candidate, Jia-Jye (J-J) Lee gives a presentation at a Cell Mechanics session of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) meeting in Hartford, CT.
Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Appointed Physician-in-Chief of The Mount Sinai Medical Center
October 6, 2011
Dr. Fuster is re-appointed as Director of Mount Sinai Heart, The Zena and Michael A. Weiner Cardiovascular Institute, and the Marie-Josée and Henry R. Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health.
Cardiovascular Translational Lab Scholar Receives Heart Failure Society of America Fellowship
September 20, 2011
Dr. Chaanine being presented his HFSA Research Fellowship Award plaque by Martin M. Lewinter, MD, Chair, HFSA Research Committee
Mount Sinai Researchers Find Promising New Target in Treating and Preventing the Progression of Heart Failure
September 8, 2011
Roger J. Hajjar, MD, Director of Mount Sinai's Wiener Family Cardiovascular Research Laboratories, identified a new drug target that may treat and/or prevent heart failure.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named One of the Best Hospitals in the United States by U.S. News and World Report
July 22, 2010
Mount Sinai tops the list for geriatrics and comes in high for numerous other specialties, including gastroenterology and cardiology.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s New Gene Therapy Proves Effective in Treating Severe Heart Failure
June 3, 2010
Mount Sinai researchers have developed a way to stimulate production of an enzyme that enables failing hearts to pump more effectively.
Trial Data Conclude That Cardiovascular Risks Associated with Vioxx Could Have Been Identified Sooner
November 23, 2009
Discovery of cardiovascular risks related to taking the anti-inflammatory drug could have occurred several years before its manufacturer pulled it from the market.
Mount Sinai School of Medicine Awarded $4.7 Million Grant to Study Congenital Heart Disease in Children
October 27, 2009
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute awards Mount Sinai School of Medicine a $4.7 million grant to investigate the genetic cause of heart problems in children.
Mount Sinai First in Nation to Use Visually Guided Balloon Catheter in Cardiac Procedure
September 18, 2009
Physicians at Mount Sinai Medical Center became the first in the U.S. to ablate atrial fibrillation using the endoscopic ablation system.
Mount Sinai First in U.S. to Use Nonsurgical Technique That Eliminates Major Underlying Cause of Heart-Related Stroke
August 21, 2009
Mount Sinai physicians were the first to perform a nonsurgical procedure using sutures to tie off a left atrial appendage, the source of blood clots leading to stroke in those with atrial fibrillation.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center Named to U.S. News Honor Roll
July 16, 2009
Mount Sinai received high marks in 11 of 16 specialties to earn its Honor Roll ranking among U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" for 2009-2010.