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Northwell Health Partners with Indivumed to Create a Cancer Research Biobank

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Partnering with patients and physicians to collect and analyze biospecimens of cancer tissues will advance understanding of the genetics of cancer, making possible new individualized diagnostics and therapies MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health today announced a collaboration with Indivumed to speed the advance of precision cancer research. As New York State’s largest health care provider, Northwell… read more

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Feinstein Institute Genetic Discovery Provides New Insight into Cognitive Disorders

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Findings published in Molecular Psychiatry could ultimately lead to new treatments for disorders such as schizophrenia and ADHD. MANHASSET, NY – An international team of scientists, led by Todd Lencz, PhD, professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, have unlocked some of the genes responsible for… read more

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New Feinstein Institute Analysis Details Nervous System’s Role in Controlling Immune Function

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MANHASSET, NY – Valentin A. Pavlov, PhD, associate investigator, and Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president and CEO of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health, completed an analysis of how the nervous system regulates the immune system, which will help them further identify and develop bioelectronic medicine devices to treat disease and injury. The… read more

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Feinstein Institute Scientists Discover More Detail About the Vagus Nerve and Immune System

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Finding provides researchers new opportunities to treat diseases with bioelectronic medicine MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research discovered more details about how the vagus nerve interacts with the immune system, better understanding how bioelectronic medicine may treat disease. By mapping the mechanisms of the vagus nerve and identifying new neural pathways… read more

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Feinstein Institute Scientists Identify Biomarker to Predict How Long Body is Deprived of Oxygen During Cardiac Arrest

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Breakthrough could lead to better treatment and improved survival MANHASSET, NY – In a study published in Biomarkers, scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research described their discovery of a molecule, which could indicate how long the body is deprived of oxygen during cardiac arrest. This discovery can potentially allow health care professionals to better understand… read more

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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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