News

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

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

Reuters: Jose Clemente discusses potential new practices in c-sections to expose babies to maternal bacteria, which plays a role in babies' health (02.01.16) Read here.

Bio-IT World: Bobby Sebra discusses long-read sequencing in the age of genomic medicine (12.16.15) Read here.

GEN: Eric Schadt and Robert Sebra comment on Icahn Institute and Berkeley Lights collaboration on single cell annotation and genomics (12.10.15) Read here.

McKinsey & Company: Eric Schadt discusses how wearable devices are changing rapidly into research and clinical-grade tools (12.9.15) Read here.

Fast Company: Joel Dudley interviewed re: use of big data and algorithms to identify three subtypes of type 2 diabetes (11.24.15) Read here.

McKinsey & Company: Eric Schadt interviewed re: the role of big data in transforming medicine, patient care and our understanding and treatment of disease (11.23.15) Read here.

More In the News

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

Mount Sinai Scientists Take Novel Approach to Restore the Microbiome of C-section Newborns in an Effort to Foster Improved Health
February 1, 2016 - Scientists from the Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Bioogy in collaboration with NYU Langone Medical Center and a multi-center team of researchers demonstrated for the first time that the microbiome of newborn babies delivered via cesarean section can be partially restored.

Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Laboratory Launches New Carrier Screening Product Line
January 5, 2016 - The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced the launch of a range new carrier screening tests, NextStep Carrier Screening, which ar emarket leading in terms of breadth and depth of coverage. 

Berkeley Lights and the Icahn Institute at Mount Sinai Announce Single Cell Annotation and Genomics Collaboration Program as First BioFoundry Partner
December 10, 2015 - The Icahn Institute is the first BioFoundry™ lab partner implementing Berkeley Lights' OptoSelect™ Light Technology.

New Computational Tools Developed by Mount Sinai Scientists Yield Superior Genome Analysis Results
December 1, 2015 - New data analysis software could help genomics researchers identify genetic drivers of disease with greater efficiency and accuracy.

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