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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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Bed Bath & Beyond Founder Leonard Feinstein Donates $25M to Support Northwell Health Research

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MANHASSET, NY – Leonard and Susan Feinstein today announced a $25 million contribution to Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research to further expand its research efforts in areas including clinical trials, neuroscience, autoimmunity and bioelectronic medicine. The Feinstein Institute was renamed in the Feinsteins’ honor in 2005 after they provided an initial $25 million leadership gift…. read more

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Feinstein Institute, Cornell Tech and Sage Bionetworks Develop First Smartphone Study to Examine Impulse Control

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Study uses smartphone apps to understand what makes people impulsive MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Cornell Tech, and Sage Bionetworks announced today the launch of a pioneering study to examine the use of a smartphone application to identify and understand impulsivity in daily life. The team intends to develop additional apps… read more

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Text Messages Reduce Problem Drinking in Adults Feinstein Institute Study Shows

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MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health have found that text messaging is an effective tool to reduce heavy drinking in adults seeking help on the internet. The results of the first-of-its-kind study, published today in PLOS ONE, show that when drinkers received adaptive tailored texts, their drinking reduction… read more

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Feinstein Institute Study Finds Medication Commonly Used During Labor Associated with Postpartum Depression

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MANHASSET, NY – Kristina M. Deligiannidis, MD, associate professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, along with her colleagues at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and the University of Massachusetts Medical School found that a common medication administered during or after labor, synthetic oxytocin, is associated with the development of postpartum depression… read more

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