Posts By: Emily Kagan Trenchard

North Shore-LIJ Doctors and Feinstein Institute Researcher Honored at the “Moms Who Kick” Annual Gala

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GARDEN CITY, NY – Annette Lee, PhD, associate investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and Iuliana Shapira, MD, director of the Cancer Genetics Program at the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Monter Cancer Center, were honored last night at the Moms Who Kick Inc gala “Performance 2013-Fitness in Motion” at a Garden City Hotel…. read more

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Patient Advocacy Group Honors North Shore-LIJ as “Sepsis Hero”

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NEW YORK – The North Shore-LIJ Health System was recently chosen to receive a Sepsis Heroes Award by the Sepsis Alliance, a patient advocacy group, in recognition for its leadership role in improving care for sepsis patients across all of their hospitals. As one of the nation’s 20 largest healthcare providers with 16 hospitals in the… read more

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Stolen Laptop Prompts Feinstein Institute to Contact Research Participants

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MANHASSET, NY – After learning that a laptop containing research study information was stolen from an employee’s car, the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it is sending letters to some research participants, advising of the possible disclosure of some personal and health information. “Although both the computer and the health information contained on… read more

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Lionel Richie Concert Raises $1.5 Million for Feinstein Institute

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OYSTER BAY, NY – The North Shore-LIJ Health System recently held its seventh annual summer benefit concert, raising a record $1.5 million for The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. The benefit, held July 11 at the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay, NY, was emceed by ‘Today Show’ personality Al Roker and… read more

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Feinstein Institute Researchers Discover Molecule That Could Treat Inflammation

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MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that inflammation could be treated by targeting a molecule called the double-stranded RNA dependent protein kinase (PKR). These findings are published in the July issue of Nature. “Inflammation is necessary for maintaining good health, but when unchecked, it can play a part… read more

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Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine Faculty Member Receives $400,000 Career Award from National Science Foundation

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Hempstead, New York–Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine Assistant Professor Nadeen Chahine, PhD, has received a $400,000 Faculty Early Career Award from the National Science Foundation to study the effects of inflammation on biomechanical properties of intervertebral disc cells. In addition to being a member of the School of Medicine’s Department of Molecular Medicine, Dr…. read more

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Feinstein Institute to Receive Grant from Centers for Medicare & Services to Improve Schizophrenia Treatment

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MANHASSET, NY – The Zucker Hillside Hospital campus of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has been approved for a $9.3+ million federal grant to train clinicians on how to better care for patients with schizophrenia. The three-year grant from the US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) was awarded to John Kane, M.D.,… read more

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North Shore-LIJ Presents Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD, the “Father of Transplantation,” with Honorary Degree

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MANHASSET, NY – The 2012 Commencement Exercises for the Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine and the Academic Convocation for the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine were held May 24 at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research where Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD, was presented with an honorary degree. Each year, the Elmezzi Graduate… read more

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Female Scientists Recognized for Achievements at the Feinstein Institute

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MANHASSET, NY –  In celebration of National Women’s Health Week and in recognition of the numerous accomplishments undertaken at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, a newly organized group of female scientists, Advancing Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM), hosted its first annual awards breakfast on May 17.  Scientists, educators, business and community leaders from… read more

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Feinstein Institute Researcher Receives Honorary Doctoral Degree from Ben-Gurion University

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MANHASSET, NY – Jesse Roth, M.D., renowned diabetes researcher at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, was presented with a prestigious honorary doctoral degree by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev at the 42nd Board of Governors Meeting today in Beer-Sheva, Israel. Dr. Roth is currently professor of medicine at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of… read more

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