Monthly Archives: December 2016

Feinstein Institute Scientists Discover More Detail About the Vagus Nerve and Immune System

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Finding provides researchers new opportunities to treat diseases with bioelectronic medicine MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research discovered more details about how the vagus nerve interacts with the immune system, better understanding how bioelectronic medicine may treat disease. By mapping the mechanisms of the vagus nerve and identifying new neural pathways… read more

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Feinstein Institute Scientists Identify Biomarker to Predict How Long Body is Deprived of Oxygen During Cardiac Arrest

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Breakthrough could lead to better treatment and improved survival MANHASSET, NY – In a study published in Biomarkers, scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research described their discovery of a molecule, which could indicate how long the body is deprived of oxygen during cardiac arrest. This discovery can potentially allow health care professionals to better understand… read more

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Alzheimer’s Foundation Awards Feinstein Institute Grant to Study Aggression in Alzheimer’s Disease

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists Peter Davies, PhD, and Jeremy L. Koppel, MD, were awarded a five-year, $500,000 grant from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) to explore psychosis and aggression in individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease. This is one of the largest research grants AFA has ever awarded. “When considering what… read more

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