Monthly Archives: November 2012

Feinstein Institute Encourages Education in Science for LI 9th and 10th Graders

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Manhasset, NY – November 22, 2012 The North Shore-LIJ Health System and its research enterprise, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, have developed a program to encourage Long Island high school students in 9th and 10th grades to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The winning teams of the North Shore-LIJ Medical Marvels… read more

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Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation Honors Feinstein Institute Researcher Peter Davies

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Garden City, NY – November 19, 2012 Peter Davies, PhD, director of the Litwin-Zucker Research Center for The Study of Alzheimer’s Disease at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, was honored by the Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF) at the LIAF 25th Annual Remembrance Ball, held at the Garden City Hotel on Saturday, October 27. Dr…. read more

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Feinstein Institute Announces Submission of New Drug Application for Diagnosing Parkinsonian Syndromes

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Manhasset, NY – November 14, 2012 The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today the submission of a New Drug Application to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the Fluorodopa F 18 positron emission tomography (PET) scan used to diagnose parkinsonian syndromes. Earlier this year, the Feinstein Institute received FDA approval under an… read more

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