News

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.

Crain’s New York: Mount Sinai, Montefiore Get $13 Million For Genome Sequencing - Caroline Lewis (8.9.17) Read here.

Scientific American: Demystifying The Black Box That Is Artificial Intelligence - Ariel Bleicher (8.9.17) Read here.

University Herald: Deep Learning: The Most Advanced Artificial Intelligence - Chris Brandt(6.14.17) Read here.

Genome Web: Challenges to Personalized Medicine Implementation Explored in IGNITE Network Projects (5.26.17) Read here.

STAT News: Two years in, what has Apple ResearchKit accomplished? — Kate Sheridan (5.26.17) Read here.

New York Post: How Assembling The Right Cancer Team May Save Your Life. (5.9.17) Read here.

Genome Web: Patient Diversity in Cancer Research Essential to Addressing Health Disparities, Scientists Say — Christie Rizk. (4.17.17) Read here.

Business Insider: There's A Dark Secret At The Heart Of Artificial Intelligence: No One Really Understands How It Works — Will Knight. (4.15.17) Read here.

Fortune: Yvonne Chan interviewed re: how the Asthma App demonstrates the power of mobile health tools. (3.15.17) Read here. 

Forbes: Eric Schadt discusses the Asthma Mobile Health Study and the new abilities mobile health tools bring to the table. (3.14.17) Read here. 

More In the News

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

Introducing Sema4: A Spinout Company of the Mount Sinai Health System
June 1, 2017 - The Mount Sinai Health System today announced that it has spun out several genetic testing and data sciences components from its Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences and the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology into a for-profit company, Sema4. 

Team of Scientists Demonstrate Path for Tackling Rare Cancers with No Effective Treatment
March 23, 2017 - An international team of scientists led by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and UConn School of Medicine have reported the results of a genome sequencing study for an extremely rare form of cancer.  

Mount Sinai Researchers Publish Results of First-of-Its-Kind iPhone Asthma Study
March 17, 2017 - Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today published results from a pioneering study of asthma patients in the U.S. conducted entirely via iPhone using the Apple ResearchKit framework and the Asthma Health App developed at Mount Sinai with collaborating organizations. 

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. 

More Press Releases

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

February 1, 2017
Huffington Post
Eric Schadt, PhD,discusses how big data could transform the health care industry. Watch the video

October 31, 2016
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation 
Pamela Sklar, MD, PhD, receives the BBRF Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research. Watch the video

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