Posts Tagged: Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Researcher finds new blood clot prevention strategy

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Alex C. Spyropoulos, MD, has uncovered an anticoagulant treatment strategy to reduce non-fatal blood clots and pulmonary embolism in acutely-ill hospitalized patients, according to clinical findings published today in The New England Journal of Medicine. This treatment strategy is associated with almost no critical or fatal bleeding… read more

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High school student inspired to become a neurosurgeon after father passes away of aggressive brain cancer

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MANHASSET, NY – While many high school students relish the summer to relax, Olivia Frischman, 16 and a rising junior, from Westchester, NY, decided to spend a portion of her summer at Lenox Hill Hospital shadowing John Boockvar, MD, neurosurgeon, director of the hospital’s Brain Tumor Center and professor at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research…. read more

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Feinstein Institute researcher awarded $1.2M to continue sepsis research

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Haichao Wang, PhD, received a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to continue his search to identify different proteins associated with sepsis, which could lead to a targeted treatment for the condition. This is the fourth… read more

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Feinstein Institute grant funds fertility decision tool for women cancer patients

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor Catherine Benedict, PhD, has been awarded a two-year, $165,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to understand how young women who completed cancer treatment make fertility decisions and plan for future family-building. This study will lead to the development of a decision-making and planning… read more

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Feinstein Institute uses bioelectronic medicine to treat lupus

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Clinical trial with non-invasive therapy gives new hope for treating a condition affecting 5 million worldwide MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research are conducting a clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of bioelectronic medicine to treat pain associated with lupus, a chronic and potentially fatal autoimmune disease affecting upwards of… read more

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Putting cutting-edge technology and big data to work for patients

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Northwell Health opens 20,000 sf Center for Health Innovations and Outcomes Research MANHASSET, NY – The Center for Health Innovations and Outcomes Research (CHIOR), a 20,000-square-foot, $15 million facility that is part of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, held its grand opening earlier this month. The team of internationally-renowned researchers will use technology, big data… read more

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Feinstein Institute researchers identify new genes associated with cognitive ability

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MANHASSET, NY, and RIDGEFIELD, CONN. – Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research discovered dozens of new genetic variations associated with a person’s general cognitive ability. The findings, which were published online today in Cell Reports, have the potential to help researchers develop more targeted treatment for cognitive and memory disorders. “For the first time,… read more

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Diversity in clinical trials critical to refining medicines and therapies

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Symposium discusses strategies and collaborations aimed at increasing diversity in clinical research MANHASSET, NY, and RIDGEFIELD, CONN. – Leaders from Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Boehringer Ingelheim recently led a symposium on the barriers and opportunities to increase patient diversity in clinical trials. Because medicines may… read more

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Feinstein Institute teams with The Bristal Assisted Living to study if dance can slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease

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LAKE SUCCESS, NY – Assisted living residents are spending time on the dance floor to participate in a new study evaluating if dance can help slow the progression of memory loss. The study is overseen by leading Alzheimer’s disease researcher Peter Davies, PhD, director of the Feinstein Institute’s Litwin-Zucker Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders, and… read more

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Feinstein Institute awarded over $1 million from the National Institutes of Health’s BRAIN initiative

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it has been awarded more than $1 million from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) initiative, whose mission is to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain. The NIH BRAIN initiative aims to develop and apply cutting-edge technologies to… read more

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