Monthly Archives: July 2012

Lionel Richie Concert Raises $1.5 Million for Feinstein Institute

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OYSTER BAY, NY – The North Shore-LIJ Health System recently held its seventh annual summer benefit concert, raising a record $1.5 million for The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. The benefit, held July 11 at the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay, NY, was emceed by ‘Today Show’ personality Al Roker and… read more

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Feinstein Institute Researchers Discover Molecule That Could Treat Inflammation

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MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that inflammation could be treated by targeting a molecule called the double-stranded RNA dependent protein kinase (PKR). These findings are published in the July issue of Nature. “Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health, but when unchecked, it can play a part… read more

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Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine Faculty Member Receives $400,000 Career Award from National Science Foundation

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Hempstead, New York–Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine Assistant Professor Nadeen Chahine, PhD, has received a $400,000 Faculty Early Career Award from the National Science Foundation to study the effects of inflammation on biomechanical properties of intervertebral disc cells. In addition to being a member of the School of Medicine’s Department of Molecular Medicine, Dr…. read more

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