Posts Tagged: cancer

New Study Shows Female Cancer Survivors Need More Fertility Counseling

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Manhasset, NY – Despite expressing concerns about their ability to bear children in the future, many young adult females who survive cancer do not receive enough information about their fertility as part of their survivorship care, according to a new study by researchers at Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. The… 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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International Papillomavirus Society Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Feinstein Institute Researcher

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MANHASSET, NY – Bettie M. Steinberg, PhD, chief scientific officer and director of the Laboratory of Papillomavirus Research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Papillomavirus Society for her research on recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP). Human papillomaviruses (HPVs) cause a wide range of benign and malignant tumors ranging… read more

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Verik Bio and Feinstein Institute Sign Agreement to Collaborate on Cancerous Tumor Treatment

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The two organizations will work concurrently to accelerate the delivery of High Curative Potential™ T Cell Immunotherapies to patients MANHASSET, NY – Verik Bio, Inc. and The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the research arm of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, jointly announced their intention to engage in a strategic partnership to explore the development of engineered cytotoxic… read more

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Molecular Medicine Awards 3rd Annual Ross Prize to Dr. Lewis C. Cantley, Cancer Researcher at Weill Cornell Medical College and NY Presbyterian Hospital

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Celebration and symposium to be held in New York on June 8 MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced that Lewis C. Cantley, PhD, the Meyer Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at Weill Cornell Medical College and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, will be the recipient of the third annual Ross Prize in…

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Natera Enters into Partnership with the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research to Advance Cancer Diagnostics Research

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Agreement opens door for Natera’s proven technology to be used for non-invasive detection and monitoring of cancer San Carlos, CA, and Manhasset, NY (June 16, 2014) – Natera, Inc., a leader in non-invasive genetic testing, and The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced that they have entered into a research agreement to analyze cell-free circulating tumor… read more

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Long Island Bike Challenge Raises $12,000 to Support Medical Research at The Feinstein Institute

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Manhasset, NY – Participants of the third annual Long Island Bike Challenge (LIBC) raised $12,000 to benefit The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System. Edward Diller, a lifelong cyclist and native Long Islander, started LIBC in 2010 with the goal of raising money for medical research conducted locally on Long Island…. read more

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Feinstein Institute to Receive $50,000 Grant to Support Treatment of Childhood Cancer

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Grant supports resources to establish a new therapy program to treat neuroblastoma Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive a $50,000 grant aimed at providing resources to establish a new MIBG therapy program to treat neuroblastoma. MIBG is a therapy that uses a radioactive molecule to target neuroblastoma, a tumor… read more

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Feinstein Institute to Receive $330,000 Grant to Support Research of Childhood Cancer

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Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive $330,000 in grants aimed at gaining a better understanding of a pediatric cancer syndrome called Diamond Blackfan anemia. The grants were awarded by the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research. It will support… read more

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