Monthly Archives: February 2013

Gene Sequencing of Ancient Fish Provides Insights into Vertebrate Nervous System

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MANHASSET, NY – In collaboration with scientists at other research organizations, a Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientist has discovered that sequencing and analyzing the genome of a fish with ancient origins, the sea lamprey, identified many genes involved in a variety of neurological processes, including human neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s… read more

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Molecular Medicine Awards 1st Annual Ross Prize to NYU Researcher

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The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced that New York University (NYU) immunology researcher Dan R. Littman, MD, PhD, will be the recipient of the first annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine, issued via the Feinstein Institute’s peer-reviewed, open-access journal, Molecular Medicine. Dr. Littman is the Helen L. and Martin S. Kimmel Professor of… read more

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