Monthly Archives: March 2012

Researchers Discover Five Genetic Variations Associated with Crohn’s Disease in Ashkenazi Jews

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MANHASSET, NY –  A collaborative group of investigators has joined together to identify five genetic variations associated with Crohn’s disease (CD) and Jewish individuals of Eastern and Central European descent, who are also known as Ashkenazi Jews. These findings were published in the March issue of PLoS Genetics. CD causes inflammation of the lining of… read more

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Kevin J. Tracey, President of the Feinstein Institute, is Inducted into the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame

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MANHASSET, NY – Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, was inducted into the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame (LITHF) on Wednesday night. He was selected for his personal accomplishments and the accomplishments of researchers at the Feinstein Institute. “I’m honored to be inducted into the Long Island Technology… read more

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