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$2.5 Million NIH Grant to Fund Mount Sinai Research into Reducing Heroin Injection and HIV Infection
February 23, 2015
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded Don C. Des Jarlais, PhD, a 2015 Avant-Garde Award.
Mount Sinai Health System Names Director of Newly Established Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer’s Disease
February 19, 2015
Renowned neuropsychiatric researcher Alison Goate, PhD, has joined the Mount Sinai Health System as the founding Director of the Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer’s Disease.
Providing Students The Right Tools to Change The Future of Medicine: A Professor’s View
February 2, 2015
Dr. Priti Balchandani, Assistant Professor, Neuroscience/Design Technology & Entrepreneurship, shares her experience educating future scientists. Dr. Balchandani believes fresh ideas come from younger people who are just entering the field and it is her role, as an advisor to encourage those ideas and provide whatever tools and advice is necessary to bring those ideas to fruition.
Role of Polyphenols in Cognitive Performance and Prevention of Age-Related Neurodegenerative Disorders
November 18, 2014
In a recent study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Dr. Giulio Maria Pasinetti, from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, discovered that certain cocoa extracts, which are rich in polyphenol content, prevent and can possibly revert the aggregation of beta-amyloid, among other benefits.