Monthly Archives: August 2017

Feinstein scientist receives NIH grant to identify genetic risks for Alzheimer’s disease


MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor Yun Freudenberg-Hua, MD, has been awarded a five-year, $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute on Aging to identify genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease. A better understanding of the genetic causes of the disease will help develop possible treatments for the estimated… read more

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Feinstein Institute study finds robotic ankle rehabilitation helps post stroke recovery


Stroke patients with high function walking speed had potential to return to normal walking speed after rehabilitation MANHASSET, NY – A study published in NeuroRehabilitation by Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientist Bruce T. Volpe, MD and Johanna L. Chang found that isolated ankle training with a robotic therapy device can improve walking speed and balance after… read more

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