Monthly Archives: February 2014

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Receives U.S. Patent for Traumatic Brain Injury Monitoring Tool

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Device is useful in monitoring the type of injuries suffered by combat veterans Manhasset, NY – North Shore-LIJ’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today that it has received U.S. patent approval for a new device that could help physicians better monitor severe traumatic brain injuries, such as those suffered by combat. The U.S. Department of… read more

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Science Careers’ Surprising Challenges

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Once scientists start working, it can be hard for us to know how to take our science careers to the next level. At times, we must be assertive – even aggressive – to advocate for ourselves or our ideas. Many of us choose science careers because we like knowing how things work. We don’t tend… read more

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Researchers Discover Benefit of Robots Reach Beyond Stroke Recovery

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Manhasset, NY – Feinstein Institute Investigator Bruce T. Volpe, MD and colleagues from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have been studying the use of robots in stroke recovery. Now they have shown that robots can cut cost and time of Phase III stroke drug trials by 70 percent. In addition to executing interactive motor training, the robots routinely… read more

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