About Us

The BioMedical Engineering and Imaging Institute (BMEII). BMEII focuses on the use of multimodality imaging for brain, heart, and cancer research, along with research in nanomedicine for precision imaging and drug delivery. BMEII is composed of research groups in all aspects of imaging research.

We are located at the Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and Medicine. At BMEII, our team conducts cutting-edge research and accommodate the evolution of research platforms as new technologies emerge in the future.

Currently, the BioMedical Engineering and Imaging Institute has over 45 members with expertise in translational imaging research. BMEII is currently staffed to support all the image acquisition, image analysis, scheduling, and performance of experiments.

BMEII serves as a research catalyst for a new generation of translational and molecular imaging methodologies. BMEII applies and validates imaging modalities, in both preclinical basic science and clinical research settings,


Message From The Director

Dr. Zahi A.Fayad serves as professor of Radiology and Medicine (Cardiology) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and holds the Lucy G. Moses Professorship in Medical Imaging and Bioengineering.

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Meet The Team

At BMEII, our team of medical experts research and develop the most advanced methods available to treat a wide range of patients.

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Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness

We promote an inclusive environment by improving the representation of a diverse workforce at all levels of our organization.

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Want to join our team and be on the cutting edge of research and innovation? We are always seeking talented individuals.

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Visit Us

Leon and Norma Hess Center for Science and Medicine, 1470 Madison Avenue (between 101st and 102nd St.)

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Warrior Watch Study at Mount Sinai

Led by Robert Hirten, MD and Zahi Fayad, PhD, the study draws upon the collaborative efforts of the Mount Sinai COVID Informatics Center (MSCIC) and is open to all employees in the health system. It uses a unique phone App to administer questions and collect data from...

Mount Sinai Establishes BioMedical Engineering and Imaging Institute

Center aims to create state-of-the-art medical technology to transform patient care The Mount Sinai Health System announced the creation of the Biomedical Engineering and Imaging Institute (BMEII), the first of its kind in New York City, and one of a few in the world....

Latest Publications

Relation between resting amygdalar activity and cardiovascular events: a longitudinal and cohort study

Tawakol A, Ishai A, Takx RA, Figueroa AL, Ali A, Kaiser Y, Truong QA, Solomon CJ, Calcagno C, Mani V, Tang CY, Mulder WJ, Murrough JW, Hoffmann U, Nahrendorf M, Shin LM, Fayad ZA, Pitman RK 2017 Jan 12 · Lancet

Quantification of hepatocellular carcinoma heterogeneity with multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging

Hectors SJ, Wagner M, Bane O, Besa C, Lewis S, Remark R, Chen N, Fiel MI, Zhu H, Gnjatic S, Merad M, Hoshida Y, Taouli B 2017 May 26 · Sci Rep

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