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Feinstein Institute and TheraSource Receive Grant to Test Novel Sepsis Therapy

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and TheraSource LLC, a Long Island-based biotech company, announce today that they have received a Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to evaluate the effectiveness of a new drug for the treatment… read more

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Feinstein Institute Examines Use of an Antiparasitic Drug as New Treatment for Brain Tumors

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MANHASSET, NY – Marc Symons, PhD, professor in The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research’s Karches Center for Oncology Research, is examining if a common medication administered to treat pinworms, could replace the current treatment used for certain brain cancers. These findings, which are published today in the Feinstein Institute Press’s peer-reviewed, open-access journal Molecular Medicine, could help… read more

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Feinstein Institute Study Results in Tool to Track Effectiveness of Digital eHealth Software

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor Amit Baumel, PhD, has developed Enlight, a tool to evaluate the quality and therapeutic potential of computer and mobile-based eHealth applications. The tool could help end users (health consumers), health IT, researchers and clinicians compare different eHealth applications, identifying those with the most promising benefit for… read more

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2 Feinstein Institute Scientists Named Innovators of the Year

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists Chad Bouton and Daniel A. Grande, PhD have earned Innovator of the Year awards for their respective medical innovations in the fields of bioelectronic medicine and medical 3D printing technology institutions. Presented by Innovate Long Island, a publication covering the regional established and emerging technology markets, The Innovator… read more

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Experts from Feinstein Institute, MIT and DARPA Discuss the Future of Bioelectronic Medicine at Packed SXSW Panel

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MANHASSET, NY – In one of this year’s most popular panels at SXSW Interactive, America’s premier festival of technological and scientific innovation, the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research’s Chad Bouton discussed the future of the emerging field of bioelectronic medicine with colleagues from other leading research institutions. Clinical trials of bioelectronic treatments for conditions, including rheumatoid… read more

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Feinstein Institute Scientist Awarded $3M for Schizophrenia Research

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Researchers will use latest imaging techniques to identify biomarkers that will help develop new and more effective treatments MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Scientist Anil Malhotra, MD, was awarded a five-year, $3 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to identify biomarkers for… read more

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Northwell Health and United Therapeutics Announce Strategic Partnership to Advance Bioelectronic Medicine and Cell Therapy

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MANHASSET, NY and SILVER SPRING, MD – Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR) announced today a strategic partnership focused on the application of bioelectronic medicine and cell therapy to cardiology, hypertension and post-transplant tolerance induction. “We are truly honored to work with the pioneers of these next generation medical… read more

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In Memory of Dr. Thomas Starzl

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The faculty and staff of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, along with the Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine, and the Feinstein Academy of Scholars, are saddened to learn of the passing of our friend and colleague Thomas Starzl, MD, PhD. Tom Starzl was a giant of both medical research and applied medicine, who… read more

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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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