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.

Bio-IT World: Gang Fang is interviewed re: why the biomedical community needs a microbiome analysis method capable of resolving individual species and strains with high resolution. (12.12.17) Read here.

CBS New York: Supinda Bunyavanich discusses how researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine discovered high-yield targets for understanding how peanut allergy works overall. (12.5.17) Read here. 

Politico: Mount Sinai Researchers identified six genes that activate hundreds of others in children with severe peanut allergies. (12.5.17) Read here. 

Healthcare IT News: Jun Zhu comments on the power of predictive models his team used to yield a new set of molecular subtypes in glioblastomas. (10.16.17) Read here.

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

More In the News

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

Researchers at Mount Sinai and Sema4 Develop Powerful New Method for Microbiome Analysis
December 11, 2017 - Scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Sema4, and collaborating institutionstoday published a report detailing new, more accurate method for identifying individual microbial species and strains in a community.

Mount Sinai Scientists Researchers Identify Six Genes Driving Peanut Allergy Reactions
December 5, 2017 - Mount Sinai researchers have identified six genes that activate hundreds of other genes in children experiencing severe allergic reactions to peanuts.

Scientists Led by Mount Sinai and Sema4 Identify Biomarker for Progression and Drug Response in Brain Cancer
October 16, 2017 - Scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Sema4, and collaborating institutions reported results today from a glioblastoma study in which they validated a biomarker indicative of a patient’s prognosis and likely response to specific therapies.

Rare Benign Tumors Hold the "Genetic Recipe" to Combat Diabetes
September 28, 2017 - Mount Sinai researchers discover that insulinomas contain novel molecular pathways and reveal the map to regenerate insulin-producing cells. 

Scientists Construct First Predictive Model of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
September 11, 2017 - Scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Sema4, and collaborating institutions today published results that provide new insights in the biologic networks involved in IBD with potential to identify new targets and eventually novel interventions for the treatment of patients living with IBD.

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