Monthly Archives: September 2016

Feinstein Institute Researchers Awarded $3M Grant for Autism Research

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists Betty Diamond, MD, and Peter K. Gregersen, MD, were awarded a two-year, $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore the relationship between a mother’s autoimmunity during pregnancy and the risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in her child. In previous Feinstein… read more

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Sepsis public service announcements

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30-second PSA: Orlaith’s Story 30-second PSA: Ann’s Story 30-second PSA: Chris’ Story 60-second PSA: Signs of Sepsis

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Feinstein Institute Scientists Identify Previously Undiscovered Role of Enzyme in Regulating Blood Pressure

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Breakthrough could lead to new therapies for high blood pressure which impacts 1 in 3 Americans MANHASSET, NY – In a study published today in the prestigious journal Nature Biotechnology, scientists from Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Karolinska Institutet discovered that T-cells capable of producing the neurotransmitter acetylcholine can regulate blood pressure. These T-cells… read more

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Making Contributions to Sepsis Research and Prevention

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Northwell Health, Feinstein Institute working with advocates to promote early detection MANHASSET, NY – With September being observed nationally as sepsis awareness month, Northwell Health and its Feinstein Institute for Medical Research continue to play active roles in the early prevention, treatment and research of this condition, which affects more than one million Americans every… read more

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