Leo Sher, M.D. In early 2013, Mount Sinai School of Medicine will be renamed in honor of Trustee Carl C. Icahn. The new name—the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai—was given in recognition of nearly $200 million in lifetime giving by Mr. Icahn, who has generously supported this institution since 1980 and joined the […]
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Leo Sher, M.D. The interesting and important article, “The science of resilience: implications for the prevention and treatment of depression” has recently been published in “Science.” The article is authored by Steven M. Southwick, M.D., Glenn H. Greenberg Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center at Yale University School of Medicine, and […]
Leo Sher, M.D. Dr. Alexander Neumeister, a Professor of Psychiatry and Radiology at the New York University School of Medicine and a Distinguished Guest of our website has received this year’s Robert S. Laufer, PhD, Memorial Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
Leo Sher, M.D. The 42nd Annual Meeting of the International Society for Psychoneuroendocrinology (ISPNE) will be held on September 11-13, 2012, in New York City. This year’s focus is “Molecular and Hormonal Effects of Stress.”
Leo Sher, M.D. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has notified healthcare professionals of a new study (1) reporting a small increase in cardiovascular death, and in the risk of death from any cause, in patients treated with a 5-day course of azithromycin (Zithromax; Pfizer) compared to individuals treated with amoxicillin, ciprofloxacin, or no […]
Leo Sher, M.D. The 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP) was held on May 3-5, 2012 in Philadelphia. The announced theme of the meeting was “Systems Neurosciences: Applications to Psychiatric Illnesses.”
Leo Sher, M.D. The 3rd International Congress on Pediatric Chronic Diseases, Disability and Human Development will be held in Jerusalem on December 2-5, 2012. The meeting is organized by Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and the Israeli National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine has published the Press Release, “Leo Sher, MD, named to a World Psychiatric Association Scientific Section.” The Press Release was published on March 8, 2012. To read the Press Release, please click here.
Leo Sher, M.D. The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Section on Dual Disorders/Pathology has just been created. The goals of the newly created section include raising awareness about clinical treatment and research needs of patients with dual disorders, facilitating communication between psychiatrists and developing new training and research programs in the field of dual disorders.