Monthly Archives: February 2017

Northwell Health, GE Ventures Announce Strategic Alliance to Advance Bioelectronic Medicine

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Alliance will identify new diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, diabetes and hypertension MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced a strategic alliance with GE Ventures to support the Feinstein’s Center for Bioelectronic Medicine (CBEM). With this investment, the Feinstein Institute will continue its work in discovering, developing and… read more

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Feinstein Institute, Molecular Medicine Award Ross Prize to Rockefeller University’s Jeffrey Ravetch

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced that Jeffrey V. Ravetch, MD, PhD, the Theresa and Eugene M. Lang professor and head of the Leonard Wagner Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Immunology at The Rockefeller University, is the recipient of the fifth annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine. The Ross Prize is awarded…

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Bed Bath & Beyond Founder Leonard Feinstein Donates $25M to Support Northwell Health Research

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MANHASSET, NY – Leonard and Susan Feinstein today announced a $25 million contribution to Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research to further expand its research efforts in areas including clinical trials, neuroscience, autoimmunity and bioelectronic medicine. The Feinstein Institute was renamed in the Feinsteins’ honor in 2005 after they provided an initial $25 million leadership gift…. read more

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Feinstein Institute, Cornell Tech and Sage Bionetworks Develop First Smartphone Study to Examine Impulse Control

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Study uses smartphone apps to understand what makes people impulsive MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Cornell Tech, and Sage Bionetworks announced today the launch of a pioneering study to examine the use of a smartphone application to identify and understand impulsivity in daily life. The team intends to develop additional apps… read more

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Text Messages Reduce Problem Drinking in Adults Feinstein Institute Study Shows

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MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health have found that text messaging is an effective tool to reduce heavy drinking in adults seeking help on the internet. The results of the first-of-its-kind study, published today in PLOS ONE, show that when drinkers received adaptive tailored texts, their drinking reduction… read more

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