News in the Spotlight

Mount Sinai receives contract to develop nanotechnology tools for diagnosing diseases

Mount Sinai School of Medicine received a contract for almost $16.5 million from The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLBI) through the Program of Excellence in Nanotechnology (PEN). Read more.

The Mount Sinai Health System Named One of the Best Hospitals in the United States by U.S. News and World Report

The Mount Sinai Health System has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s best hospitals in more specialties than ever before. Mount Sinai ranked in 13 of the 16 specialties listed, up from 11 last year. Read more.

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Awards $25 Million to Mount Sinai Heart

The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has awarded a $25 million grant to The Mount Sinai Medical Center to establish The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Center for Cardiovascular Translational Research. The Helmsley Center, which will comprise The Helmsley Molecular Research Center and The Helmsley Clinical Investigation Center, will put Mount Sinai at the forefront of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Read more.

Dr. Gregory Chotkowski Brings Expertise in Maxillofacial Surgery and Stem Cell Research to Mount Sinai

Gregory Chotkowski, DMD, a leader in maxillofacial surgery and stem cell research in dentistry, has joined Mount Sinai School of Medicine as Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Read more. 

Dr. Marshall Posner Leads the Head and Neck Oncology Program at Mount Sinai

Marshall R. Posner, MD, has been appointed Medical Director of the Head and Neck Medical Oncology program and the Cancer Clinical Trials Office (CCTO) at The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Read more. 

Mount Sinai Featured in New York Magazine's 2010 "Best Doctors" List

In New York Magazine’s annual "Best Doctors" issue, 178 Mount Sinai faculty and staff, including those who serve at an affiliated institution, were listed as the top in their field as voted on by their peers. Read more.

Sarah and Seth Glickenhaus Donate $4 Million for Neuroscience

Sarah and Seth Glickenhaus, who have supported a variety of initiatives within the neurosciences in the past several years, recently committed a gift of $4 million to the Friedman Brain Institute. This contribution will be used to establish the Glickenhaus Neuroscience Laboratories, which will be dedicated to the work of researchers and clinicians who focus on cognition and neurodegenerative diseases. Read more.

Mount Sinai Travels To Haiti To Assist With Relief Efforts

In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010, Mount Sinai deployed a team of nearly 30 medical professionals—surgeons, anesthesiologists, a pediatrician, nurses and surgical technicians— to deliver lifesaving care to quake victims. Read more.