Mount Sinai Health System researchers present influential research at ASH 2016

December 02, 2016

(San Diego, CA - December 1, 2016) - Physicians and researchers from Mount Sinai Health System are presenting influential research and study updates at the American Society of Hematology's Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, CA, December 3-6, 2016.

Additionally, two Mount Sinai Health System researchers will be speakers at the ASH meeting and are available for interviews. Miriam Merad, MD, PhD, Professor of Oncological Sciences and Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is a speaker at the Scientific Committee on Immunology and Host Defense on Saturday, December 3. Saghi Ghaffari, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine and Developmental and Regenerative Biology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is a speaker at the Scientific Committee on Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine on Saturday, December 3, and Sunday, December 4.

Presentation highlights include:
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About the Mount Sinai Health System

The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services--from community-based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care.

The System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 12 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is in the "Honor Roll" of best hospitals in America, ranked No. 15 nationally in the 2016-2017 "Best Hospitals" issue of U.S. News & World Report. The Mount Sinai Hospital is also ranked as one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Geriatrics, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Ear, Nose & Throat, and is in the top 50 in four other specialties. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 10 nationally for Ophthalmology, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital is ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report in "Best Children's Hospitals."

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