Posts Tagged: Arthritis

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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Northwell Health and Feinstein Institute Welcome Governor Cuomo’s Commitment to Economic Innovation in Long Island

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State’s $50M commitment to groundbreaking Center for Bioelectronic Medicine to leverage $300M in private-sector support Manhasset, NY – In his State of the State and Budget Address on Wednesday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo reiterated his commitment to economic innovation on Long Island, a commitment made evident earlier this month with a $50 million pledge to The Feinstein… read more

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Feinstein Institute Receives $223,979 Small Business Technology Transfer Award in Partnership with Traverse Biosciences

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Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, in partnership with Traverse Biosciences, has secured a $223,979 Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) award from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The award will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of the Traverse Biosciences’ drug candidate,… read more

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Researchers Complete a Milestone in Defining the Genetic Basis of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Manhasset, NY – An international group of investigators has discovered new genes, pathways and cell types that are involved in inherited susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The findings are published online in Nature. Scientists performed a genome-wide association study (GWAS) meta-analysis in more than 100,000 people of European and Asian descent. They discovered 42 new sites… read more

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