News & Events

October 1, 2012

Parents’ Testimonials

Deborah & Dennis Smith We vividly recall the day when Blake came home from his interview with Dr. Narla at Mount Sinai School of Medicine for a possible summer internship in 2010 through his high school’s science research program. From the interview alone, Blake was so impressed with Dr. Narla’s […]
October 1, 2012

Our Siemens Competition Winners

Blake Smith, Vickram Gidwani $30,000 Oceanside High School, Oceanside, New York, and Horace Mann High School, Bronx, New York Using novel small molecule derivatives to therapeutically modulate erlotinib-resistant lung adenocarcinoma – Biochemistry MENTOR: Dr. Goutham Narla, Mount Sinai School of Medicine “Our biochemistry project has the potential to regress the […]
September 14, 2012

RYU Opens a Snack Window; Num Pang Gives Back With Floyd Cardoz

Num Pang is teaming up with Floyd Cardoz to benefit charity as a part of their Chefs Give Back series. Both Num Pang shops will serve the Cardoz Pang — black-pepper lamb braised in yogurt and spices on a toasted semolina baguette with chili yogurt, pickled red cabbage, carrots, cucumber, […]
June 3, 2012

Hope For Late-Stage Lung Cancer? Two-Drug Combo Activates Genes That Help Tumors Self-Destruct

A schizophrenia treatment might be the special ingredient in a one-two punch to combat late-stage lung cancer. Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Mount Sinai School of Medicine found that the anti-psychotic medication trifluoperazine can reactivate a gene pathway involved in tumor suppression that’s normally turned […]