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Monkeypox News

Monkeypox

The monkeypox virus is rare. Over the last few months there has been an increase in cases among people who have not traveled to areas where monkeypox was considered more common.

Unlocking the Mysteries of Science & Medicine:<br>Revolutionary Research at Mount Sinai is Changing the Lives of Patients Throughout the World News

Unlocking the Mysteries of Science & Medicine:
Revolutionary Research at Mount Sinai is Changing the Lives of Patients Throughout the World

At Mount Sinai, we are relentless in our mission to overcome some of the most perplexing health and scientific problems of our time—always with an eye to the patients and communities we serve. In this issue, we offer a glimpse into how ...

Mount Sinai Experts Explain What the Omicron Variant Means for You News

Mount Sinai Experts Explain What the Omicron Variant Means for You

Currently, there is insufficient data on how easily the Omicron variant may be transmitted or whether it produces more serious illness.

 

Monkeypox

Monkeypox News

Monkeypox

The monkeypox virus is rare. Over the last few months there has been an increase in cases among people who have not traveled to areas where monkeypox was considered more common.

Curious About the Monkeypox Vaccine? Here’s What You Need to Know News

Curious About the Monkeypox Vaccine? Here’s What You Need to Know

Richard Silvera, MD, MPH of Mount Sinai details important information about monkeypox vaccination.

Polio News

Polio

The New York State Department of Health has reported a case of paralytic polio in a young adult and the poliovirus has been found in the New York City sewer system.

 

Cardiology & Cardiovascular Surgery | View More

Register Today for the NY Transcatheter Valves Symposium News

Register Today for the NY Transcatheter Valves Symposium

This course is poised to help healthcare professionals stay current on new and emerging approaches in the diagnosis, management and treatment of valvular and structural heart disease.

Valentín Fuster, MD, PhD, Named President of Mount Sinai Heart News

Valentín Fuster, MD, PhD, Named President of Mount Sinai Heart

Mount Sinai Health System’s globally acclaimed cardiologist Valentín Fuster, MD, PhD, has been named President of Mount Sinai Heart, a newly created position, effective Sunday, January 1, 2023.

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, Named Director of Mount Sinai Heart News

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, Named Director of Mount Sinai Heart

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, a top expert in cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology, has been named Director of Mount Sinai Heart.

Samin Sharma, MD, Named Director of the Mount Sinai Cardiovascular Clinical Institute News

Samin Sharma, MD, Named Director of the Mount Sinai Cardiovascular Clinical Institute

Samin K. Sharma, MD, has been named Director of the Mount Sinai Cardiovascular Clinical Institute.

 

Dermatology | View More

“Neuroimmune Regulation of Itch" presented by Brian S. Kim, MD, MTR, to the Anesthesiology Branch of the Chinese Geriatric Society 2022 Annual Meeting Video

“Neuroimmune Regulation of Itch" presented by Brian S. Kim, MD, MTR, to the Anesthesiology Branch of the Chinese Geriatric Society 2022 Annual Meeting

Brian S. Kim, MD, MTR, presented virtually as a keynote speaker, at the Anesthesiology Branch of Chinese Geriatric Society 2022 Annual Meeting, Tianjin, China. This popular presentation’s total online viewing clicks were more than 400,000 during the meeting.

Brian S. Kim, MD, MTR, presented the Stephen I Katz, MD, PhD, International Lectureship: “Neuroimmune Regulation of Itch" at the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Annual Meeting 2022 Video

Brian S. Kim, MD, MTR, presented the Stephen I Katz, MD, PhD, International Lectureship: “Neuroimmune Regulation of Itch" at the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) Annual Meeting 2022

Brian S. Kim, MD, MTR, received the inaugural Stephen I Katz, MD, PhD, International Lectureship Award and presented "Neuroimmune Regulation of Itch" at the Society for Investigative Dermatology (SID) annual meeting in Portland, Oregon in May 2022.

"Spotlighting Alopecia” with Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD Video

"Spotlighting Alopecia” with Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD

"Spotlighting Alopecia” with Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD, featured an in depth discussion with Louis DePalo, MD, from the Health Center at Hudson Yards.

“Inflammatory Skin Diseases: The Translational Revolution” by Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD Video

“Inflammatory Skin Diseases: The Translational Revolution” by Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD

Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD, PhD, discussed “Inflammatory Skin Diseases: The Translational Revolution” outlining her research which proposed a paradigm shift in the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis.

 

Diabetes & Endocrinology | View More

New Study Identifies Better Treatment Option for Common Complication of Dialysis Video

New Study Identifies Better Treatment Option for Common Complication of Dialysis

A Mount Sinai study has identified a better treatment option to treat arteriovenous fistulas, a common complication of hemodialysis

Retinal Imaging and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy Video

Retinal Imaging and Management of Diabetic Retinopathy

Gareth Lema, MD, PhD, discusses diagnostic imaging technology and treatment for diabetic retinopathy in this Grand Rounds presentation

Beyond A1c Video

Beyond A1c

Zachary T. Bloomgarden, MD, discusses glycemic variability and its implications

Euglycemic Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Modern Era Video

Euglycemic Diabetic Ketoacidosis in the Modern Era

David W. Lam, MD, discusses euglycemic diabetic ketoacidosis in this Grand Rounds presentation

 

Gastroenterology & GI Surgery | View More

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Ranks No. 3 Globally for “Best University for Gastroenterology and Hepatology” News

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Ranks No. 3 Globally for “Best University for Gastroenterology and Hepatology”

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai was ranked No. 3 in the world in U.S. News & World Report “Best University for Gastroenterology and Hepatology.” The Seventh Annual U.S. News & World Report “Best Global Universities” rankings ...

Vedolizumab Versus Adalimumab for Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis Document

Vedolizumab Versus Adalimumab for Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis

In the first clinical trial to evaluate two biologic therapies for moderate to severe ulcerative colitis (UC) head to head, Mount Sinai researchers found vedolizumab to be superior to adalimumab in a variety of measures.

Ustekinumab as Induction and Maintenance Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis Document

Ustekinumab as Induction and Maintenance Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis

Ustekinumab is more effective than placebo as an induction and maintenance therapy for UC.

 

Geriatrics | View More

Leslie Kerr, MD, in a Grand Rounds presentation on joint inflammation Video

Leslie Kerr, MD, in a Grand Rounds presentation on joint inflammation

Treatment for crystals in synovial fluid in patients with multiple medical issues

Mount Sinai Researchers Identify the Role of an Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Gene in the Brain News

Mount Sinai Researchers Identify the Role of an Alzheimer’s Disease Risk Gene in the Brain

A new study links a gene called inositol polyphosphate-5-phosphatase D (INPP5D) which is concentrated in the brain’s cleanup cells known as microglia, to the inflammation that has increasingly emerged as a key mechanism contributing to Alzheimer’s disease.

Reflecting on Past Accomplishments and Envisioning the Future for Older Adults: A Q&A With Rosanne Leipzig, MD, PhD News

Reflecting on Past Accomplishments and Envisioning the Future for Older Adults: A Q&A With Rosanne Leipzig, MD, PhD

With a new book coming out in the fall of 2022, Honest Aging: An Insider’s Guide to the Second Half of Life, Rosanne M. Leipzig, MD, PhD, is looking ahead to envisioning and implementing new solutions for today’s older adults.

 

Interventional Radiology | View More

Mount Sinai Study finds Advanced Radiotherapy Offers Safe, Effective Treatment for Patients with Early-Stage Liver Cancer Video

Mount Sinai Study finds Advanced Radiotherapy Offers Safe, Effective Treatment for Patients with Early-Stage Liver Cancer

An advanced radiotherapy technique called radiation segmentectomy may be effective against very early to early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), a type of liver cancer that cannot be treated surgically or thermally.

Prostatic Artery Embolization at Mount Sinai Video

Prostatic Artery Embolization at Mount Sinai

Watch a PAE on a 74-year-old with a 20-year history of BPH

An Overview of Minimally Invasive Prostate Artery Embolization at Mount Sinai Video

An Overview of Minimally Invasive Prostate Artery Embolization at Mount Sinai

Hear directly from Aaron Fischman, MD, about how effectively PAE works for patients with urinary symptoms caused by BPH

Prostate Artery Embolization at Mount Sinai Video

Prostate Artery Embolization at Mount Sinai

Aaron Fischman, MD, performs embolization of both prostatic arteries as a minimally invasive, non-surgical treatment for BPH via the radial artery in the wrist

 

Neurology & Neurosurgery | View More

Updates on Epilepsy Surgery and Ongoing Clinical Trials Video

Updates on Epilepsy Surgery and Ongoing Clinical Trials

A look at the latest updates in epilepsy surgery at Mount Sinai, plus the status of ongoing clinical trials relating to the treatment of epilepsy

Meningioma Embolization: Quantitative Insights and Implications for Minimally Invasive Surgery Video

Meningioma Embolization: Quantitative Insights and Implications for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Initial results of a new project focusing on treating brain tumors, particularly meningiomas, with embolization

Vein of Galen Malformation Update Video

Vein of Galen Malformation Update

An update on the Department of Neurosurgery at Mount Sinai’s treatment of recent vein of Galen malformation cases

Cerebrovascular Problems…and the Use of Research to Find Answers Video

Cerebrovascular Problems…and the Use of Research to Find Answers

A physician shares his experience with channeling research to find solutions to problems related to treating cerebrovascular disorders

 

Obstetrics & Gynecology | View More

 

Oncology | View More

Ramon Parsons, MD, PhD, explains PTEN and cancer Video

Ramon Parsons, MD, PhD, explains PTEN and cancer

A Department of Medicine Grand Rounds presented by Ramon Parsons, MD, PhD, Director, The Tisch Cancer Institute, and Chair of Oncological Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Luis M. Isola, MD, discusses fighting hematological cancers Video

Luis M. Isola, MD, discusses fighting hematological cancers

A profile of Luis M. Isola, MD, Director of Cancer Clinical Programs, Mount Sinai Health System

Steven J. Burakoff, MD, looks to the future of cancer care Video

Steven J. Burakoff, MD, looks to the future of cancer care

A profile of Steven J. Burakoff, MD, Dean for Cancer Innovation at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Chief of Pediatric Oncology at the Mount Sinai Health System

 

Ophthalmology | View More

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) 2022 Specialty Report News

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) 2022 Specialty Report

We are pleased to share with you the Department of Ophthalmology 2022 Specialty Report, which showcases the tremendous work happening at our institution, as we continue to envision our third century of community care, vision research, and education.

A Mount Sinai Resident Draws on a Diverse Team to Address a Traumatic Eye Injury News

A Mount Sinai Resident Draws on a Diverse Team to Address a Traumatic Eye Injury

The case of a 56-year-old man with a 10mm shard of metal penetrating his left eye shows the importance of triage in ensuring the best outcomes.

Surgeons at NYEE and Mount Sinai Team Up for a Five-Year-Old Patient News

Surgeons at NYEE and Mount Sinai Team Up for a Five-Year-Old Patient

Technology and surgical skills come together as surgeons team up to repair an arteriovenous malformation in the orbit compressing the optic nerve.

Two Powerful Imaging Tools Make Their Debut in the United States Document

Two Powerful Imaging Tools Make Their Debut in the United States

Technology continues to hold center stage at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE), underscored by the recent arrival of two cutting-edge imaging devices: a tear film analyzer and an optical coherence tomography (OCT) Doppler.

 

Otolaryngology/ENT | View More

Transplanting a Trachea News

Transplanting a Trachea

On Wednesday, January 13, 2021, a team of brilliant medical professionals conducted the first successful human trachea transplant. This special report details the research and process leading up to this historic surgery, as well as the ...

How Surgeons Performed the First Successful Human Trachea Transplant News

How Surgeons Performed the First Successful Human Trachea Transplant

More than 50 specialists were involved in the first successful human trachea transplant. The skilled team spent 18 hours harvesting trachea from a donor and implanting it into the patient

Treatment Options for Acoustic Neuromas, a Common Brain Tumor News

Treatment Options for Acoustic Neuromas, a Common Brain Tumor

George Wanna, MD, Executive Vice Chair of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and Chief of the Division of Otology-Neurotology, has performed approximately 1,000 procedures to treat these unusual tumors and improve the quality of life of his patients.

 

Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital| View More

Lisa Satlin, MD shares insights on Pediatrics Video

Lisa Satlin, MD shares insights on Pediatrics

Lisa Satlin, MD, Shares Insights on Pediatrics at Mount Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital

Jeffrey M. Saland, MD discusses determining "normal" blood pressure in children Video

Jeffrey M. Saland, MD discusses determining "normal" blood pressure in children

Jeffrey M. Saland, MD, on Determing “normal” Blood Pressure in Children

Alfin Vicencio, MD discusses his success with precision medicine Video

Alfin Vicencio, MD discusses his success with precision medicine

Alfin Vicencio, MD, Targets Asthma in Children With Precision Medicine

Excessive Negative Regulation of Type I Interferon Disrupts Viral Control in Individuals with Down Syndrome Video

Excessive Negative Regulation of Type I Interferon Disrupts Viral Control in Individuals with Down Syndrome

People with Down syndrome have less frequent but more severe viral infections.

 

Psychiatry| View More

Mount Sinai Panel: Visionary Approaches – Psychedelics as Therapy Video

Mount Sinai Panel: Visionary Approaches – Psychedelics as Therapy

At the Aspen Ideas Festival, a distinguished panel of researchers and entrepreneurs, including Mount Sinai’s Rachel Yehuda, PhD, discuss pioneering approaches to psychedelics for mental health care

Frontiers in Psychiatric Treatment: Addiction Video

Frontiers in Psychiatric Treatment: Addiction

The latest advances in addiction treatment from Tim Brennan, MD, MPH, Chief of Clinical Services for the Addiction Institute of Mount Sinai

Circuit Therapy for Neuropsychiatric Disorders Video

Circuit Therapy for Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Martijn Figee, MD, PhD, Director of the Interventional Psychiatry Program, discusses circuit therapy for neuropsychiatric disorders

Borderline Personality Disorder: Neurocorrelates of the Social Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances Video

Borderline Personality Disorder: Neurocorrelates of the Social Emotional and Behavioral Disturbances

Harold Koenigsberg, MD, discusses neurocorrelates of the social, emotional, and behavioral disturbances in borderline personality disorder

 

Urology | View More

Register Today for the Inaugural World Congress of Robotic Surgeons News

Register Today for the Inaugural World Congress of Robotic Surgeons

Dr. Tewari began his two-year term as President of the Society for Urologic Robotic Surgeons (SURS) on August 31st, 2020 and is performing a live surgery at the Inaugural World Congress of Robotic Surgeons being held Dec 8-10 at Mount Sinai Hospital New York.

Immunotherapy After Bladder Cancer Surgery Shows Excellent Cancer-free Survival Rates News

Immunotherapy After Bladder Cancer Surgery Shows Excellent Cancer-free Survival Rates

Immunotherapy after surgery helped reduce cancer recurrence in patients with urothelial cancer of the bladder or other sites in the urinary tract that had invaded the muscle...

Mount Sinai Pediatric Stone Clinic Diagnoses, Treats, and Prevents Kidney Stones in Children News

Mount Sinai Pediatric Stone Clinic Diagnoses, Treats, and Prevents Kidney Stones in Children

The Mount Sinai Pediatric Stone Clinic is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary program focused on the diagnosis, management, and prevention of kidney stones in children.

Urology Specialty Report 2022 News

Urology Specialty Report 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic forced us to find the strength we never knew we had. It has revealed our anti-fragile mindset in our mission to provide unparalleled, comprehensive, and innovative patient care.

Extraordinary advances are happening at the Mount Sinai Health System, and we want you to be among the first to know. The Mount Sinai Physician’s Channel will show you some of the innovative procedures, new developments in patient care, and complex cases that are being performed in our world-class facilities. We invite you to come back often to stay on top of what’s new in your specific field, and others.

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