Monthly Archives: September 2014

$1M Donation to Support Feinstein Institute’s New Brain Tumor Biotech Center

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Gift from Voices Against Brain Cancer to accelerate research efforts Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has established the world’s first Brain Tumor Biotech Center that will bring together scientists, clinicians and biotech companies to accelerate the delivery of novel drugs for treating the deadly cancer. To support the Feinstein Institute’s efforts, Voices Against… read more

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Video: About Sepsis

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Millions of people die each year from sepsis and yet public awareness of the deadly illness is still extremely low. 60% of the American population has never heard of the word ‘Sepsis’ before. Ciaran and Orlaith Staunton, who lost their son Rory to sepsis back in 2012, are working hard to change that statistic. In… read more

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National Forum on Sepsis – Watch the Video

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The Rory Staunton Foundation hosted the first national forum on sepsis Wednesday, September 17, in Washington, DC. Rory Staunton was a 12-year-old boy from Queens, whose 2012 death from sepsis created a nationwide movement to address the issue of childhood sepsis and its treatment. Sepsis is a condition in which the body’s immune system has… read more

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Feinstein Institute Researcher Creates New Genetic Resource

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Will aid in the discovery of genes associated with risk of common diseases Manhasset, NY – Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and other institutions have published the first report from a large-scale effort designed to aid in the discovery of genes associated with risk of common diseases. The initial findings from the Ashkenazi Genome Consortium… read more

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Feinstein Institute and Notre Dame to Collaborate on Biomedical Research

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Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the University of Notre Dame today announced a collaboration on biomedical research projects involving sepsis and other diseases, student training, joint conferences and other forms of academic exchange. “Each of our institutions brings with it a unique set of research skills and capabilities,” said Kevin J. Tracey,… read more

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Feinstein Institute Presents Cerami Award to Karolinska Institutet Researcher

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Monograph focused on his research about atherosclerosis to be published in Molecular Medicine Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Molecular Medicine announced today that it will confer the second Anthony Cerami Award in Translational Medicine to Göran K. Hansson, MD, PhD, professor of cardiovascular research at the Karolinska Institutet and head of the Cardiovascular Research Laboratory… read more

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