Monthly Archives: December 2015

International Alliance To Develop Medical Device And Diagnostic Solutions Focused On Asian And Global Needs

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Clinical trial to build on research revealing mechanism of action for FDA-approved pomalidomide; drug reduces faulty hemoglobin in red blood cells from patients with sickle cell disease Manhasset, NY – Singapore’s Diagnostics Development (DxD) Hub has formed an international alliance with an American research institute and an Irish healthcare technology innovations firm to target the development of… read more

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Multiple Myeloma Drug Could Revolutionize Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease

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Clinical trial to build on research revealing mechanism of action for FDA-approved pomalidomide; drug reduces faulty hemoglobin in red blood cells from patients with sickle cell disease Manhasset, NY – An established drug for recurrent multiple myeloma might effectively be repurposed to improve the survival and day-to-day lives of patients with devastating sickle cell disease, according… read more

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Feinstein Institute to Support STEM Education, Host NY Teachers

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MANHASSET, NY – Seventy Long Island teachers visited The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research for Long Island Professional Development Day, where they learned about how technology is advancing and being incorporated into research. North Shore-LIJ Health System speakers included Chad Bouton, vice president of advanced engineering and leader in the center for bioelectronic medicine; Victor Fornari, MD, director of the… read more

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Stimulating Vagus Nerve Prevents Blood Loss Following Surgery, Battlefield Injuries, Feinstein Institute Study Shows

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Feinstein Institute ramps up recruiting efforts for Center for Bioelectronic Medicine at North American Neuromodulation Society Annual Meeting LAS VEGAS, NV – Stimulating the vagus nerve is a potentially efficacious and safe way to stop the flow of blood and prevent hemorrhagic complications following surgery and other invasive procedures, according to a researcher in the Center… read more

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Feinstein Institute Researcher Receives $1.7 Million DoD Grant for Spinal Cord Injury Study

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MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have been awarded a $1, 676,895 three-year grant from the US Department of Defense (DoD) to study the body’s responses to spinal cord injury (SCI). This grant is part of the 2015 Defense Appropriations Act, which provided $30 million to the DoD Spinal Cord Injury Research… read more

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