Monthly Archives: September 2013

Feinstein Institute Researcher Organizes LI Alzheimer’s Consortium

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US Rep. Steve Israel attends scientists’ first meeting at Feinstein Institute Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research yesterday hosted the initial meeting of the newly formed Long Island Alzheimer’s Disease Consortium, which was also attended by US Rep. Steve Israel and State Assemblyman Charles Lavine. The consortium, which was conceived by Rep. Israel and… read more

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Feinstein Institute Awarded $1.35M to Study Benefits of Telehealth for Heart Failure Patients

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Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has been approved to receive a $1.35 million research award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study if telehealth programs are effective self-management tools for patients with chronic disease. Renee Pekmezaris, PhD, will lead the research project, which will evaluate the success of telehealth in managing… read more

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Feinstein Institute to Receive $330,000 Grant to Support Research of Childhood Cancer

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Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive $330,000 in grants aimed at gaining a better understanding of a pediatric cancer syndrome called Diamond Blackfan anemia. The grants were awarded by the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research. It will support… read more

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