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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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Global Good Fund, the Feinstein Institute and Sanguistat Announce New Bioelectronic Treatment Initiative to Address Bleeding

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BELLEVUE, WA, MANHASSET, NY, MORRIS, CT – The Global Good Fund, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health and Sanguistat, Inc, are partnering on clinical trials of the Neural Tourniquet to evaluate the efficacy of bioelectronic medicine in treating blood loss associated with postpartum hemorrhage. “Postpartum hemorrhage is the leading cause of maternal deaths… read more

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Feinstein Institute Researcher Awarded $1.8M to Study Spinal Disc Degeneration

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientist Nadeen Chahine, PhD, was awarded a five-year, $1.8 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) to explore inflammation’s role in degenerative disc diseases of the spine. Dr. Chahine’s study, “Mechanobiology of Inflammation in… read more

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Feinstein Institute Researcher Honored as 30-Year New York Academy of Medicine Fellow

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research provost and researcher Bettie Steinberg, PhD, was recently honored by the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM) for her 30-year tenure as a fellow during the organization’s 169th Anniversary Discourse & Awards. A NYAM fellow is a distinguished professional in medical and health professions, elected by their… read more

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Feinstein Institute Researcher Previews New Prostate Cancer App at Centricity Series Symposium

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App helps patients navigate treatment options MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientist and Northwell Health director of Behavioral Research in the Department of Medicine and Urology Michael A. Diefenbach, PhD, today previewed a new software application that guides patients living with prostate cancer through the treatment decision process. Dr. Diefenbach demonstrated the… read more

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Feinstein Institute Presents Cerami Award to Dr. Tak W. Mak for Cancer Research

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Monograph focused on Dr. Mak’s research on T cell receptors and their implications in cancer and immunology will be published in Molecular Medicine MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Molecular Medicine announced today that the sixth Anthony Cerami Award in Translational Medicine will be awarded to Tak W. Mak, PhD, Director… read more

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Feinstein Institute Builds Research Administrative Team to Drive Growth

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Chelico and Strand will support expansion of research units and clinical trials MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has named John David Chelico, MD, MA, FACP, as vice president of research information technology and informatics and Ivar Strand, as vice president of research finance. Both Dr. Chelico and Mr. Strand have extensive… read more

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Feinstein Institute Wins Gold Electrode Award for Work in Bioelectronic Medicine

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has earned the 2016 Gold Electrode Award Most Valuable Nonprofit Organization by Neurotech Reports. The Award was given at the 2016 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, California, and recognizes the Feinstein Institute for having the vision and the fortitude to drive the bioelectronic medicine field forward, and expand neuromodulation technologies into new indications…. read more

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Top Immunology Honor Goes to Feinstein Institute’s Kevin Tracey

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Feinstein Institute president and CEO receives the Bang Award for years of groundbreaking research on the body’s immune system, which has led to a new field of medicine MANHASSET, NY – The International Endotoxin and Innate Immunity Society (IEIIS) has given its highest honor, the Frederik B. Bang Award, to Kevin J. Tracey, MD, CEO… read more

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Leading Researchers Gather for First-Of-Its-Kind Conference on Bioelectronic Medicine

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Convened by The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, symposium explores new therapies for cancer, battlefield wounds, paralysis, rheumatoid arthritis and other acute diseases and injuries NEW YORK, NY – In a first-of-its-kind gathering at the New York Academy of Sciences, researchers from some of the world’s leading universities and institutions convened to discuss the various applications… read more

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