Monthly Archives: October 2013

Feinstein Institute to Study the Psychological Effects of Hurricane Sandy Using $600,000 Grant

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Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive a $600,398 grant from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study the psychological impact of Hurricane Sandy on affected individuals throughout Long Island and New York City. Emanuela Taioli, MD, PhD, and Rebecca Schwartz, PhD, will lead the research… read more

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Feinstein Institute Hosts First Merinoff World Congress

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Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research last week hosted a three-day conference, the Merinoff World Congress 2013: HMGB1, where more than 150 people attended to discuss the role of HMGB1 in biology and disease. High-mobility group protein B1 (HMGB1), which was discovered by Feinstein Institute researchers, is a protein that can be a drug… read more

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Feinstein Institute Hosts Seminar on Importance of Diversity in Science and Medicine

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Manhasset, NY – In celebration of Diversity Awareness and Health Literacy Month, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Literacy will host an October 23rd event, “Partners In Health Care: Everyone Plays a Role,” in which experts will discuss the importance of diversity in science and… read more

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Feinstein Institute Researchers Discover a Protein That Triggers Inflammatory Responses in Hemorrhage and Sepsis

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Manhasset, NY – Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered a protein in the human body that can trigger and mediate inflammation in patients suffering from hemorrhage and sepsis. The findings were published in the online version of Nature Medicine on October 6, 2013. Thirty-seven million people are admitted to the emergency room with… read more

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Feinstein Institute Presents Inaugural Cerami Award to Weill Cornell Researcher

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Monograph is published in Molecular Medicine Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Molecular Medicine announced today that it will confer the first Anthony Cerami Award in Translational Medicine to Carl Nathan, MD, chairman of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Weill Cornell Medical College for his discoveries in immunology. The Cerami award, which includes… read more

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