Posts Tagged: Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Feinstein Institute Genetic Discovery Provides New Insight into Cognitive Disorders

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Findings published in Molecular Psychiatry could ultimately lead to new treatments for disorders such as schizophrenia and ADHD. MANHASSET, NY – An international team of scientists, led by Todd Lencz, PhD, professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health and Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, have unlocked some of the genes responsible for… read more

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New Feinstein Institute Analysis Details Nervous System’s Role in Controlling Immune Function

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MANHASSET, NY – Valentin A. Pavlov, PhD, associate investigator, and Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president and CEO of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health, completed an analysis of how the nervous system regulates the immune system, which will help them further identify and develop bioelectronic medicine devices to treat disease and injury. The… 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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Researcher’s Study on Brain Injury Honored

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Manhasset, NY – Chunyan Li, PhD, assistant investigator at Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research (FIMR), received the prestigious ThinkFirst Injury Prevention Award at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) 84th Annual Scientific meeting held April 30 – May 4 in Chicago, IL. This year, more than 1,500 abstracts were submitted for presentation at the annual… read more

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Feinstein Institute Taps Chad Bouton to Boost Its Leading Bioelectronic Medicine Research Team

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Former Battelle Leader Will Oversee Developing Technologies at New Center for Bioelectronic Medicine MANHASSET, NY – Moving its innovative research on bioelectronic medicine a step closer to market, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the research branch of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, announced today the hiring of Chad Bouton as vice president of advanced engineering and the… read more

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Feinstein Institute Researcher is Elected President of Shock Society

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MANHASSET, NY – Ping Wang, MD, investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and vice chair for research in the North Shore-LIJ Department of Surgery, has been selected as president-elect of the Shock Society. Dr. Wang will serve as president-elect through part of 2016, at which time he will become president through part of 2017. The… read more

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Feinstein Institute Commemorates Women in Science during National Women’s Health Week

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MANHASSET, NY – An organization of female scientists, Advancing Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM), recently hosted its fourth annual awards breakfast on May 12 in celebration of National Women’s Health Week and in recognition of the numerous scientific accomplishments achieved at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and across the No

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Single Low-Magnitude Electric Pulse Successfully Fights Inflammation

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Ongoing Research Shows Growing Promise of Bioelectronic Medicine MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the research arm of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, and SetPoint Medical Inc., a biomedical technology company, today released the results of research on the therapeutic potential of vagus nerve stimulation. In a paper published by Bioelectronic Medicine, Kevin J…. 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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New Study Published in Molecular Medicine Reports that Novel Agent Decreases Neuropathic Pain in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

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Promising profile of disease modification and pain reduction leads to proof of concept trials Manhasset, NY – Molecular Medicine, a peer-reviewed biomedical journal published by the Feinstein Institute Press, published the results of a new study reporting clinically significant pain reduction in type 2 diabetic patients. In an exploratory study conducted by Araim Pharmaceuticals, a biotech… read more

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