Monthly Archives: October 2017

Feinstein Institute discovery challenges belief about brain’s cellular makeup

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Study finds that brain cells are made up of less polyunsaturated fatty acids than other major organs MANHASSET, NY – A discovery made by Junhwan Kim, PhD, assistant professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, is challenging science’s longstanding beliefs regarding the cellular makeup of the brain. This breakthrough was outlined in a study recently published in… read more

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Feinstein Institute awarded over $1 million from the National Institutes of Health’s BRAIN initiative

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it has been awarded more than $1 million from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative, whose mission is to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain. The NIH BRAIN initiative aims to develop and apply cutting-edge technologies to… read more

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Feinstein Institute study looks at impact of a popular pre-heart transplant therapy on the kidney

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Detailed analysis could lead to new treatment strategies and improved patient outcomes MANHASSET, NY – Scientists, nephrologists and cardiac surgeons from The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Northwell Health’s Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Cardio-Thoracic Surgery examined the impact of a popular pre-heart transplant therapy on the kidney in a study published today by… read more

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Breast cancer patients benefit from new pain control regimen that shortens hospital stay after reconstruction

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Regimen avoids opioids and reduces risk of addiction MANHASSET, NY – A researcher at Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research identified a novel approach to help patients recover faster from microsurgical breast reconstruction while avoiding the need for narcotic medications after surgery. Since this discovery, which was recently published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the team… read more

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Bioelectronic medicine researcher Harbi Sohal featured on neural implant podcast

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