Monthly Archives: January 2011

Feinstein Scientists Identify Better Way to Treat Those Who Lose Hearing Due to Autoimmune Disease

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MANHASSET, NY – Scientists at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have figured out why some patients with hearing loss triggered by an autoimmune response do not respond to the traditional therapy. Using this marker, scientists may be able to identify those patients who would best respond to treatment. The finding appears this month in… read more

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Innate B Cell in Humans that Protects Against Infections

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MANHASSET, NY — It has long been thought that the human body contains innate immune defense B cells that are present from birth, even before immunization or exposure to infectious organisms. But the question has always been where might these cells be? Immunologist Thomas L. Rothstein, MD, PhD, and his colleagues from The Feinstein Institute… read more

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