The research advances produced by the Icahn Institute and Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences are routinely featured in the news, research publications, and other media.

Our faculty is frequently featured in the news and in other academic publications.

Genomeweb: John Martignetti and colleagues published a study confirming that mutations linked to endometrial cancer can be found in uterine lavage fluid. (12.27.16) Read here.

Reuters: Eric Schadt interviewed re: new research on the biological impact of meditation and vacation. (9.21.16) Read here. 

Cardiology Today: Johan Björkegren discusses STARNET study and the profound opportunities this line of research could lead to. (8.25.16) Read here. 

New York Times: Stephen Friend discusses new potential to treat illnesses by studying the people who inherited a mutated gene, but remained healthy. (4.11.16) Read here.

Nature Biotechnology: Rong Chen and colleagues published a research study that analyzed over a half million people and identified 13 individuals who remain healthy despite carrying a disease-causing mutation. (4.11.16) Read here.

NPR: Eric Schadt and colleagues aim to recruit tens of millions of people to decode and uncover why healthy people with disease-causing mutations are protected from disease. (4.11.16) Read here.

More In the News

We publish our own press releases highlighting the work of our accomplished faculty and staff.

Berkeley Lights, Inc. and Mount Sinai Expand Relationship 
February 2, 2017 - As part of an expanded collaboration with Berkeley Lights, Inc., the Icahn Institute is purchasing the Beacon platform, the next generation of BLI technology. 

Endometrial Cancer Mutations Detected in Uterine Lavage Samples
December 26, 2016 - In a new study published by John Martignetti and colleagues at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, mutations that have been linked to endometrial cancer can be identified in the uterine lavage fluid.

Helix Announces New Partnerships with National Geographic and Mount Sinai 
October 26, 2016 - The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Helix have partnered to continue to pioneer novel approaches to responsibly engaging consumers in the digital health arena. 

Systems Biology Research Study Reveals Benefits of Vacation and Meditation
August 30, 2016 - Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, the University of California, San Francisco, and Harvard Medical School used a rigorous study design to assess the biological impact of meditation compared to vacation.

More Press Releases

In addition to being featured in print and web articles, our faculty also appear in educational and news-based videos.

June 14, 2015
Dateline NBC
Manisha Balwani, MD, discusses photosensitivity disorder erythropoietic protoporphyria on NBC’s Dateline. Watch the video

May 4, 2015
Yahoo Tech
Eric Schadt, PhD, discusses Apple's new ResearchKit and our Asthma App with David Pogue, a well-known tech journalist. Watch the video

April 24, 2015
CBS This Morning
Eric Schadt, PhD, appeared on CBS This Morning TV program to discuss ethical questions regarding a new gene editing technology applied in humans. Watch the video

April 17, 2015
Mount Sinai
Jose Clemente, PhD, discusses new research findings on the human microbiome, the trillions of bacteria harbored in the body that are essential to our well-being. Watch the video

AGBT Conference
John Martignetti, MD, PhD, presents a novel and efficient pipeline for precision-based circulating tumor DNA detection in cancer patients. Watch the video

March 11, 2015
Bloomberg TV
Eric Schadt, PhD, gave a live interview with Cory Johnson on BloombergTV to discuss the recent launch of Apple's new ResearchKit and our Asthma App. Watch the video

March 9, 2015
Apple ResearchKit
Apple announced the launch of ResearchKit and Mount Sinai was one of 5 featured launch partners with our Asthma Health App. Watch the video