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.

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. 

Huffington Post: Eric Schadt interviewed re: how big data could transform the health care industry. (2.1.17) Read here. 

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. 

More In the News

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

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. 

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.

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