News and Announcements

Treating Depression with Software: Technology from Mount Sinai Steps into the Digital Healthcare Universe
June 7, 2017

June 7, 2017 

A treatment for depression using Emotional Faces Memory Task (EFMT), a technology originally developed by two Mount Sinai researchers, resulted in a significantly greater reduction of major depressive Continue reading

Engineering New Anti-Cancer Drugs from Old Medicines
May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017 - An interdisciplinary collaboration including 45 researchers has discovered a new class of drug candidates that activates the tumor suppressor protein PP2A. These new compounds have been shown Continue reading

Mount Sinai and Stony Brook Announce Affiliation
August 11, 2016

August 11, 2016 - Stony Brook Medicine and the Mount Sinai Health System today announced that they are entering into an affiliation agreement that includes collaboration on research, academic programs and Continue reading

Four NCI Cancer Centers Announce Landmark Research Consortium and Collaborations with Celgene
June 22, 2016

June 22, 2016 - Today, The Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, The Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center, the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Continue reading

Mount Sinai and Galmed Pharmaceuticals to Collaborate in an Investigator Initiated Phase IIa Trial to Evaluate the Effect of AramcholTM in Combination with Vitamin D for the Treatment of Patients with Fibrotic Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
May 3, 2016

May 3, 2016 - Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (Nasdaq: GLMD) ("Galmed" or the "Company"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of a once-daily, oral therapy for the treatment of liver Continue reading

Takeda Launches Multi-Year Research Partnership with Leading Inflammatory Bowel Disease Institutions
March 31, 2016

March 31, 2016 - Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. ("Takeda"), today announced a multi-year research partnership with two world leading academic centers with a proven long-term commitment to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) Continue reading

Dual Therapeutics Announces Oncology Strategic Collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb
January 8, 2016

January 8, 2016 - Dual Therapeutics, LLC (“Dual Therapeutics”) today announced a strategic collaboration with Bristol-Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) to advance small molecule compounds for the treatment of cancer and Continue reading

“Dark Matter” in Cancer Genome Prompts Immune Response
December 7, 2015

December 7, 2015 - Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have discovered a group of non-coding RNA molecules in cancer cells that sets off an immune response Continue reading

Mount Sinai Innovation Partners Launches New Web Resources for Faculty
December 3, 2015

Mount Sinai Innovation Partners, MSIP, is a business unit of the health system that facilitates the real-world application and commercialization of Mount Sinai discoveries and the development of research partnerships. Continue reading

Boehringer Ingelheim partners with leading scientific institutions in inflammatory bowel disease research
November 10, 2015

November 10, 2015 - Boehringer Ingelheim today announced new collaborations with four major scientific partners to enrich research and development of novel therapeutic approaches for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Continue reading

‘JEDI’ Technology Awakens New Understanding of How Immune System Works
November 4, 2015

November 4, 2015 - When it comes to fending off disease and helping prevent people from falling ill, the body's immune system -- armed with T-cells that help eliminate cancer cells, Continue reading

Mount Sinai Innovation Awards
October 25, 2015

On Monday, October 26, 2015, Mount Sinai Innovation Partners sponsored the first ever Mount Sinai Innovation Awards Ceremony, celebrating five new honors that recognize significant contributions in biomedical education and industry.

Through Continue reading

Celmatix Launches Personalized Reproductive Medicine (PReM) Initiative to Decode Fertility Potential
October 19, 2015

October 19, 2015 - Celmatix, a personalized medicine company focused on fertility and women’s health, today announced the launch of the Personalized Reproductive Medicine (PReM) Initiative, an alliance created to investigate Continue reading

Regeneron and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Announce New Antibody Research Agreement
September 25, 2015

September 24, 2015 - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and The Experimental Therapeutics Institute (ETI) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today announced that they have entered Continue reading

NeoStem, Inc. and AllCells, LLC to collaborate with Mount Sinai as part of $8.8 million Grant to Further Stem Cell Research
April 16, 2015

April 16, 2015 - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISSMM) will be able to further develop new blood treatments for chemotherapy-resistant blood cancer and other genetic blood disorders Continue reading

Philips and Mount Sinai Health System collaborate to advance clinical research through new digital pathology database and analytics
March 24, 2015

March 24, 2015 - Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) today announced a joint development agreement with the Mount Sinai Health System, an integrated health system in New York, to create a state-of-the-art digital image Continue reading

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and LifeMap Solutions Launch Asthma Study for iPhone
March 9, 2015

March 9, 2015 - The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and LifeMap Solutions, a subsidiary of BioTime (BTX),  today announced the launch of a large-scale medical research study Continue reading

Bioo Scientific Partners with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to Reduce Ligation Bias in Next Generation Sequencing
February 9, 2015

February 9, 2015 - Bioo Scientific, a leading provider of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) library preparation kits, has formed a partnership with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to Continue reading

Edison Nation Medical and the Mount Sinai Health System Collaborate to Evaluate and Commercialize Medical Device and Consumer Related Healthcare Inventions
December 1, 2014

December 1, 2014 - Edison Nation Medical, the premier marketplace for healthcare and medical device innovation, today announced a partnership with the Mount Sinai Health System, one of the country's Continue reading

Mount Sinai Begins Pilot of Respiratory Disease Management Platform
November 14, 2014

November 13, 2014 - The Department of Population Health Science and Policy at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is conducting an investigational pilot study of a respiratory Continue reading