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Feinstein Institute researchers publish analysis about link between neuroscience and immunity

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research researchers Valentin A. Pavlov, PhD, Sangeeta S. Chavan, PhD, and Kevin J. Tracey, MD, reviewed the link between the nervous system and the immune system in an analysis published today in the Annual Review of Immunology. A detailed account of how the central and peripheral nervous systems signal the… read more

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Feinstein Institute researcher nominated to Association of American Physicians

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John M. Kane, MD, selected to prestigious organization of top physician scientists MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor John, M Kane, MD, has been inducted into the prestigious Association of American Physicians (AAP). AAP’s members are competitively selected and are among the leading senior physician scientists from the United States,… read more

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Improving emergency room visits for kids with autism spectrum disorder: study

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MANHASSET, NY – How health care workers interact with young patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) – and their families – can turn an emergency room or urgent care experience into a positive one, according to a newly published study in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Feinstein Institute for Medical Research researchers David… read more

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Feinstein Institute CEO to present Harvey Lecture on bioelectronic medicine

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MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research President and CEO Kevin J. Tracey, MD, will present a Harvey Lecture on Thursday, April 19 at 8:00 pm at Rockefeller University’s Caspary Hall. The Harvey Lecture is one of the oldest and most prestigious lecture series for the medical and scientific community. Dr. Tracey’s… read more

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Feinstein Institute, NIH launch groundbreaking clinical trial for new lupus medication

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Trial examines use of synthetic endocannabinoid mimetic with no psychotropic properties to treat lupus inflammation MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research are leading a nationwide National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) sponsored clinical trial testing the efficacy of a synthetic cannabinoid derivative… read more

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Feinstein Institute researcher defines a part of the body as an organ

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research researcher Petros Constantinos Benias, MD, and collaborators have identified that layers of the body long thought to be dense, connective tissues are actually interconnected, fluid-filled compartments, categorizing this part of the body as an organ. This discovery, published today in Scientific Reports, could lead to better understanding… read more

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Human Rights Campaign Foundation designates Northwell a leader in LGBTQ health care

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NEW HYDE PARK, NY – Nineteen Northwell Health hospitals – 22 facilities in all – have been designated a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2018 Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). The HEI is a national benchmarking tool that evaluates health care facilities by examining patient, visitation and employment policies to… read more

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Feinstein Institute discovery promises improved diagnosis and understanding of endometriosis

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists announced an experimental, rapid and non-invasive way to diagnose endometriosis, which may lead to earlier and more effective treatments for this disorder that affects approximately 176 million women globally. The scientists found that a particular feature of cells found in menstrual blood suggests that a patient… read more

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Feinstein Institute researchers discover how to better record vagus nerve signals

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists Harold A. Silverman, PhD,  Sangeeta S. Chavan, PhD, and their colleagues standardized an experimental protocol to record signals transmitted in the vagus nerve. These findings, published today in Bioelectronic Medicine, are important because the vagus nerve is critical in regulating inflammation. They also expand knowledge in bioelectronic medicine,… read more

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Feinstein Institute encourages science among 9th and 10th graders

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Northwell Health’s Center for Workforce Readiness has named Jericho High School the winner of its sixth annual Medical Marvels Competition. The Medical Marvels Program was developed to encourage Long Island high school students in 9th and 10th grades to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)…. read more

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