Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Announce a Joint Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine in New York City

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today announced the creation of the Center for Engineering and Precision Medicine (CEPM), one of the first centers in the nation to bridge engineering and engineering science with medicine. This undertaking will build on a wealth of shared basic research discoveries, explore unique therapeutic innovations in cancer, Alzheimer’s and a myriad of infectious diseases; educate a new generation of biomedical leaders; and develop new technologies and processes that enhance patient outcomes in unprecedented ways. CEPM represents an evolution in the successful partnership between Mount Sinai and RPI, one that has secured over $70 million in shared research funding since 2013 with 90 percent of that provided by the National Institutes of Health.

Neighborhoods Most Affected by Racism, Inequities and COVID-19 Pandemic Stressors at a Greater Risk for Preterm Births, Study Finds

The cohort study follows women through pregnancy and birth to study if a SARS-CoV-2 infection, the virus that causes COVID-19, is associated with poor pregnancy outcomes.

Study shows neutralizing antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 remain relatively high for up to 13 months following infection

  New York, NY – Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have found that most COVID-19 patients have persistent antibodies to the SARS-CoV-2 virus at levels that are correlated with neutralization of the virus more than…

Mount Sinai Venture Named to Fast Company’s Annual List of the World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2021

Mount Sinai Health System announced today that Kantaro Biosciences, LLC, a joint venture with RenalytixAI, has been named to Fast Company’s prestigious annual list of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” for 2021 and ranked first in the Joint Ventures category.

Celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the Dubin Breast Center Raises $2.3 Million

The Dubin Breast Center of The Tisch Cancer Institute at the Mount Sinai Health System celebrated its 10th anniversary during its annual gala on Monday, December 7, 2020. The evening honored Eva Andersson-Dubin, MD, founder of the Center and a Mount Sinai trustee, and Elisa Port, MD, FACS, the Center’s Director and Chief of Breast Surgery for the Mount Sinai Health System, and raised more than $2.3 million to benefit the Dubin Breast Center. The center is part of The Tisch Cancer Institute, a National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center.

The Tisch Cancer Institute Earns Second Consecutive Designation from National Cancer Institute

The Tisch Cancer Institute at Mount Sinai (TCI) has been awarded $13 million as part of the renewal of its National Cancer Institute Cancer Center Designation, a prestigious distinction that is based on scientific excellence, robust clinical research, and beneficial community impact. The National Cancer Institute rated TCI’s application as “outstanding.”

Mount Sinai and Cross County Cardiology Partner to Expand Advanced Cardiac Services in New Jersey

Mount Sinai Health System and Cross County Cardiology announced a new cooperative partnership today that will include five cardiology practices located throughout Bergen and Hudson counties in New Jersey. Cross County Cardiology-Mount Sinai Doctors will work to enhance clinical care for patients with cardiovascular disease bringing the most advanced techniques within the field of cardiology and vascular care to the region.

Mount Sinai Announces First-of-its-Kind Center For Post-COVID Care

Center to provide post-multidisciplinary care and psychosocial resources for patients recovering from pandemic disease

COVID-19 Registry and clinical trials component will define new standards of care for patients

Mount Sinai Researchers Discover a Novel Role for Dopamine That Impacts Gene Expression Related to Cocaine Abuse

Scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have discovered a new role for the brain chemical dopamine that is independent of classic neurotransmission. The new role appears to be critical to changes in gene expression related to chronic exposure to, or abuse of, cocaine, according to a study published Friday, April 10, in the journal Science.

New Robot Does Superior Job Sampling Blood

In the future, robots could take blood samples, benefiting patients and healthcare workers alike. A Rutgers-led team has created a blood-sampling robot that performed as well or better than people, according to the first human clinical trial of an automated blood drawing and testing device.