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Jan 30, 2019, 17:11 ET Mount Sinai Medical Center Prepares to Open South Florida's Most Advanced Surgical Facilities and New Emergency Center February 2nd

Mount Sinai Medical Center, the largest private, independent, not-for-profit teaching hospital in South Florida, is ushering in a new era of patient...


Jan 05, 2017, 10:08 ET Mount Sinai Welcomes New Chief of Cardiac Surgery, Steve Xydas, M.D.

Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida, welcomes Steve Xydas, M.D., as its new chief of the Columbia University Division of Cardiac and...


Sep 27, 2016, 09:00 ET TACT2 Clinical Trial Receives National Institutes of Health Funding

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $37M to Mount Sinai...


Sep 28, 2015, 10:13 ET National Institutes of Health awards funds for planning a second chelation study

The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $800,000 to Mount Sinai...


Sep 01, 2015, 05:30 ET September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month

September is National Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) Awareness Month, and Mount Sinai Health System is reminding the community of the importance of...


Sep 01, 2015, 04:16 ET September Is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. One in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 233,000 new...


Jul 30, 2015, 01:02 ET The Tisch Cancer Institute at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Earns National Cancer Institute Designation

The Tisch Cancer Institute (TCI) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has been named a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer...


Feb 10, 2014, 05:00 ET Point-of-Care Ultrasound Proves Accurate For Kids With Suspected Appendicitis

Using portable ultrasound as a first-line imaging study in kids with suspected appendicitis helps reduce emergency room length of stay and reduces...


Feb 05, 2014, 11:06 ET Mount Sinai Medical Center is Florida's Top Heart Hospital for Heart Attack Survival

Mount Sinai Medical Center is among the top hospitals in the nation for heart attack survival. According to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...


Jan 30, 2014, 01:00 ET Mount Sinai Researchers Identify UHRF1 As Oncogene Driving Liver Cancer

Patients with advanced hepatocellular (or liver) cancer have high mortality rates, with existing drugs demonstrating only a small, but significant...


Jan 22, 2014, 09:30 ET Parental Exposure To Marijuana Linked To Drug Addiction And Compulsive Behavior In Unexposed Progeny

Exposing adolescent rats to THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) -the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana--can lead to molecular and behavioral...


Jan 22, 2014, 01:00 ET Mount Sinai Research Underscores The Genetic Complexity In Schizophrenia

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today announced the publication of two papers in the journal Nature that reveal new information about the ...


Jan 20, 2014, 03:00 ET Mount Sinai Researchers Find Promising New Drug Targets For Cocaine Addiction

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have identified a new molecular mechanism by which cocaine alters the brain's reward...


Dec 20, 2013, 04:58 ET Icahn School Of Medicine At Mount Sinai Named To New NIH Stroke Research Network

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai joins a top-flight network of 25 regional stroke centers announced by the National Institute of Health...


Dec 16, 2013, 05:00 ET Icahn School Of Medicine At Mount Sinai Garners $6 Million NIH Grant For Concussion Research

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai researchers have been awarded a major federal grant to determine the long-term clinical and neuropathological ...


Dec 02, 2013, 03:00 ET Age-Related Cognitive Decline Linked to Energy Available to Synapses in Prefrontal Cortex

Age-related cognitive decline and changes in the nervous system are closely linked, but up until recently, they were thought to result from the loss...


Nov 19, 2013, 02:01 ET Chelation Therapy Reduces Cardiovascular Events For Older Patients With Diabetes

Chelation treatments reduce cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks, and death in patients with diabetes but not in those who did not have...


Jul 22, 2013, 10:33 ET Mount Sinai Medical Center Miami Beach Honors Wallack Family Generosity

In June, Mount Sinai Medical Center honored Florence and the late Irving Wallack, and paid tribute to their son David for his generosity to the...


May 03, 2013, 09:22 ET Moody's Upgrades Mount Sinai Medical Center's Outlook From Stable To Positive

Moody's Investors Service has upgraded its investment grade ratings assigned to Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida from stable to...


Apr 02, 2013, 03:18 ET Mount Sinai Medical Center Achieves Positive Net Income for the Fourth Consecutive Year

For the fourth year in a row, Mount Sinai Medical Center's mission-driven operations have brought positive earnings and reinforced the medical...


Jan 30, 2013, 01:11 ET Mount Sinai Medical Center Names Alex Mendez Executive Vice President Of Operations And Chief Financial Officer

Alex Mendez has been promoted to Executive Vice President of Operations and Chief Financial Officer of Mount Sinai Medical Center. Mendez, who joined ...


Oct 31, 2012, 10:40 ET Mount Sinai Medical Center Launches Lung Screening Program

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among both men and women – responsible for more deaths each year than breast, colon and prostate...


Oct 02, 2012, 11:24 ET Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida Publishes Landmark Study

The European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery has published a first of its kind study conducted at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida reporting...


Sep 28, 2012, 11:29 ET First-Ever National Summit On Hospital Rankings Demonstrates Impact And Explores Possibilities For Change

At a summit on hospital ranking systems, leaders from the nation's top hospitals and U.S. News & World Report agreed that its annual "Best Hospitals" ...


Sep 25, 2012, 12:14 ET First-Ever Summit On Hospital Rankings Co-Hosted By The Mount Sinai Medical Center And U.S. News & World Report

According to a 2011 study from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health, 38 percent of Americans use hospital...