Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cleveland Clinic and North Shore-LIJ Health System Form Innovation Alliance

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CLEVELAND, OH – Cleveland Clinic and the North Shore-LIJ Health System today announced an agreement to create an “Innovation Alliance” to benefit patients through collaborative innovation and commercialization opportunities. Specifically, they will seek to enhance the discovery, development, deployment and commercialization of new technologies originating from North Shore-LIJ’s clinical facilities and its Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, headquartered… read more

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New York Genome Center Launches Major Initiative with the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research to Sequence Whole Genomes of Alzheimer’s Patients

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New York, February 16, 2012 (Marco Island, FL) – New York Genome Center (NYGC), in collaboration with Illumina, today announced at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) annual meeting the initiation of a large-scale whole genome sequencing project with The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, an… read more

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First Prospective Clinical Trial of Adaptive Radiotherapy Head & Neck Cancer Patients

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MANHASSET, NY – Researchers led by a senior investigator at Hofstra-North Shore LIJ School of Medicine and The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have released initial findings from a first-of-a-kind clinical trial in adaptive radiotherapy (ART) for head and neck cancer. The trial, sponsored by the National Cancer Institute, provides evidence that ART may benefit… read more

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Study to Determine Whether Fish Oil Can Help Prevent Psychiatric Disorders

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MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at Zucker Hillside Hospital’s Recognition and Prevention (RAP) Program who have worked with teenagers at risk for serious mental illness for the past decade are now studying the effectiveness of Omega 3 fatty acids (fish oil) for treating psychiatric symptoms. This new study is a National Institute of Mental Health-funded randomized… read more

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