Posts Tagged: Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Mediterranean-style diet may eliminate need for reflux medications

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New study profiles how plant-based diet and alkaline water can help reduce the symptoms of laryngopharyngeal reflux without the use of medication MANHASSET, NY – A plant-based, Mediterranean-style diet has been shown to provide the same medical benefits for treating laryngopharyngeal reflux as popular reflux medications. This is according to a study published today in JAMA… read more

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Feinstein scientist receives NIH grant to identify genetic risks for Alzheimer’s disease

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor Yun Freudenberg-Hua, MD, has been awarded a five-year, $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute on Aging to identify genetic risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease. A better understanding of the genetic causes of the disease will help develop possible treatments for the estimated… read more

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Feinstein Institute study finds robotic ankle rehabilitation helps post stroke recovery

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Stroke patients with high function walking speed had potential to return to normal walking speed after rehabilitation MANHASSET, NY – A study published in NeuroRehabilitation by Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientist Bruce T. Volpe, MD and Johanna L. Chang found that isolated ankle training with a robotic therapy device can improve walking speed and balance after… read more

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Trigeminal nerve stimulation shows promise for management of traumatic brain injury in animal study

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MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the department of neurosurgery at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, announced today that they have published a paper with research findings that could have implications for the treatment of many neurological conditions, including severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). The team of researchers found that… read more

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Alzheimer’s Drug Cuts Hallmark Inflammation Related to Metabolic Syndrome by 25 Percent

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Feinstein Institute researchers repurpose existing medication with healing properties traced to ancient Greeks MANHASSET, NY – An existing Alzheimer’s medication slashes inflammation and insulin resistance in patients with metabolic syndrome, a potential therapeutic intervention for a highly dangerous condition affecting 30 percent of adults in the United States, according to new clinical trial results by scientists at… read more

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Feinstein Institute Identifies Potential Cause for Lupus

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Research profiles how a particular protein could cause immune system to attack healthy cells MANHASSET, NY – Leading rheumatologist and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor, Betty Diamond, MD, may have identified a protein as a cause for the adverse reaction of the immune system in patients suffering from lupus. A better understanding of how the immune system… read more

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Feinstein Investigators Awarded $2.8M to Study Vascular Injury After Radiation Exposure

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research investigators Weng-Lang Yang, PhD, and Ping Wang, MD, have been awarded a five-year, $2.8 million U01 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to investigate the use of the human hormone ghrelin to reduce organ injury after exposure… read more

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The Feinstein Institute and Applied Immunotherapeutics, Inc. Agree to Develop New Anti-Inflammatory Treatments for Autoimmune Disease

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License agreement will commercialize breakthrough discoveries from the Feinstein Institute and Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health announced that it has agreed to license the rights to breakthrough discoveries in treating inflammation, as well as specific antibodies and drug candidates, to Applied Immunotherapeutics, Inc., a new business… read more

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Feinstein Institute Awarded $1 Million by Knapp Family Foundation to Fund Bioelectronic Medicine Research in Diabetes

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MANHASSET, NY – To help advance its research to treat diabetes, a disease that currently afflicts 29 million Americans, or just under 10 percent of the population, Northwell health’s The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research received a $1 million gift from The Knapp Family Foundation to launch a four-year research program that uses bioelectronic medicine to treat… read more

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Communication Between Nervous and Immune Systems Detailed in New Feinstein Institute Analysis

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MANHASSET, NY – Sangeeta S. Chavan, PhD, Valentin A. Pavlov, PhD, and Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president and CEO of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health, have completed a detailed analysis of how the nervous and immune systems communicate with each other, which will help to develop novel medications and bioelectronic medicine devices… read more

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