Monthly Archives: January 2013

Merck Serono and Feinstein Institute to Partner on Pre-clinical Program in Inflammatory Diseases

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Manhasset, NY – January 29, 2013 Merck Serono, a division of Merck, Darmstadt, Germany, and The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, announced today that they will collaborate to develop antibodies for the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Under the terms of the agreement, Merck Serono will fund a research program at the Manhasset, NY-based Feinstein… read more

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Feinstein Institute Scientist Wins Crafoord Award from Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for Arthritis Research

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Manhasset, NY – January 13, 2013 The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced today that Peter K. Gregersen, MD, a scientist at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, will receive the prestigious Crafoord Prize for his genetic research in the area rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Gregersen, center head of the Feinstein Institute’s Robert S. Boas Center for… read more

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Franklin Hospital Opens Renovated North Wing, Lions Eye Bank

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Valley Stream, NY – January 11, 2013 Franklin Hospital today announced the opening of its newly-renovated, 25,000-square-foot north wing, which was closed more than two years ago due to catastrophic flooding because of Nassau County’s rising water table. The north wing includes areas for the hospital’s central sterile, laboratory, Lions Eye Bank for Long Island and… read more

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