Monthly Archives: October 2015

Feinstein Institute Appoints David Dangoor, Scott Rechler as New Board Members

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors, David Dangoor and Scott Rechler. “The addition of David Dangoor and Scott Rechler strengthens our already-impressive and dedicated group of board members,” said Board Chair Barbara Hrbek Zucker. “As a board, we will continue to… read more

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Talk Therapy Found to Ease Schizophrenia

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Read New York Times coverage of Dr. John Kane’s research in schizophrenia.

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Feinstein Institute Researchers Discover that Maternal Antibodies are Risk Factors for Autism Spectrum Disorder

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CHICAGO, IL – Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that an antibody—an immune protein in the body that fights illness or infection—can lead to abnormal brain development and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) symptoms. These findings will be presented Wednesday at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Chicago. ASD… read more

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Feinstein Institute Taps Chad Bouton to Boost Its Leading Bioelectronic Medicine Research Team

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Former Battelle Leader Will Oversee Developing Technologies at New Center for Bioelectronic Medicine MANHASSET, NY – Moving its innovative research on bioelectronic medicine a step closer to market, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the research branch of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, announced today the hiring of Chad Bouton as vice president of advanced engineering and the… read more

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International Papillomavirus Society Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Feinstein Institute Researcher

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MANHASSET, NY – Bettie M. Steinberg, PhD, chief scientific officer and director of the Laboratory of Papillomavirus Research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Papillomavirus Society for her research on recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP). Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) cause a wide range of benign and malignant tumors ranging… read more

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