Eric Oermann, MD, a pioneering Neurosurgery second-year resident at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has been named to the fourth annual Forbes “30 Under 30” list as one of the nation’s top Health Care innovators for 2015. According to Forbes, the honorees “reflect the best and the brightest in health care and science.” Read more
Jillian Shapiro, 25, a third-year graduate student at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, recently was named to the Forbes second annual “30 Under 30” list of young people who have made significant contributions to their respective fields.
Ms. Shapiro’s discovery of a microRNA pathway that could someday advance treatments for multiple diseases led to her recognition by Forbes, in the January 21, 2013 issue. But, she says, her most important lesson as a researcher was learning that, “You can never just rule something out. You have to take a leap of faith and investigate first.”