Posts Tagged: brain tumor

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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Senior Neurosurgery Resident Receives Prestigious Research Award

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Manhasset, NY – Shamik Chakraborty, MD, senior neurosurgery resident from the Brain Tumor Biotech Center at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, was named as the first place winner of the “Resident Research Award” from the New York Society of Neurosurgery. At the Society’s annual meeting on Aug 3rd, Dr. Chakraborty was recognized for his presentation “Overcoming… read more

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