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Mount Sinai received $7 million American Society of Hematology funding to help preserve critical #BloodDisease research. Congratulations to Dr. Samir Parekh, Associate professor of #Medicine , #Hematology and Medical #Oncology ! http://mshs.co/n0tt302xt2n

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With the Supreme Court's temporary suspension on deportation-relief programs, #healthcare for undocumented adults in the U.S. becomes even more uncertain. "The Supreme Court's decision is a missed opportunity," Denisse Rojas, Co-Founder of PHD: Pre-Health Dreamers and ISMMS MD Candidate says.
See why in this California Healthline article: http://mshs.co/ZtAQ302I4Kp

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On Friday, October 21, 2016, we will host #SINAIHealthHack , a 48-hour health #hackathon and a new satellite event of #SINAInnovations on October 25-26. It will aim to bring #MedStudents and faculty from the tri-state area together to explore possible solutions for management, monitoring, and treatment of pain and fatigue. See details: http://mshs.co/r7XI302Dyvi #MedEd
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Peter Gliatto, MD and Reena Karani, MD, MHPE opine on the #residency application process in their co-authored Journal of Graduate Medical Education article entitled, "Viewpoint From 2 Undergraduate Medical Education Deans The Residency Application Process: Working Well, Needs Fixing, or Broken Beyond Repair?"
Weigh-in on the discussion: http://mshs.co/Pbe5302H9HG

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Great news! A multicenter team of researchers led by Barbara Murphy, MD, has identified a panel of genes which can help predict whether a #transplanted #kidney will later develop fibrosis, an injury which can cause the organ to fail. Learn more about this amazing breakthrough: http://mshs.co/7wN5302vQyK #DonateLife #MountSinaiNews

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"Multiple #suicide attempters need monitoring for suicide risk by both #MentalHealth care professionals and the larger #healthcare community," warned Leo Sher, MD, Associate Professor of #Psychiatry . Learn more: http://mshs.co/xSrm300Cqio
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In a meta-analysis of studies published between 2002 and 2014, the rate of in-hospital mortality was 5.1% in patients undergoing multivessel PCI and 5.3% in those undergoing revascularization of the infarct-related artery only (OR 0.87; 95% CI 0.65-1.17), Saurav Chatterjee, MD, Teaching Fellow,+Mount Sinai St. Luke's-+Mount Sinai West, and colleagues reported. Learn more: http://mshs.co/o5uR301Ozbd #MSHeart #Cardiology

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Delivering #chemotherapy directly into the abdomen "may improve efficacy by increasing concentration of the cytotoxic agent directly against the tumor in the abdominal cavity," said Linus Chuang, MD, Fellowship Director of Minimally Invasive Surgery in #Gynecology . Learn more: http://mshs.co/z2UO3013JLn #OvarianCancer

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For decades, #HIV -positive patients were barred from #OrganDonation . Now surgeons at #transplant centers that meet specific requirements including involvement in clinical research can implant organs from HIV-positive patients. Sander Florman, MD, Director of Recanati/Miller Transplant Institute, comments on this policy: http://mshs.co/4uGS301JtQI #DonateLife

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Roxana Mehran, MD, Director of Interventional Cardiovascular Research and Clinical Trials, said that the new Abbott device presents an option for #patients who don't want to have a foreign body in their arteries forever. Mount Sinai participated in trials for the #stent . Learn more about the new absorbable stent: http://mshs.co/Igxg30294jD #MSHeart #Cardiology
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