Posts Tagged: North Shore-LIJ

Researchers Complete a Milestone in Defining the Genetic Basis of Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Manhasset, NY – An international group of investigators has discovered new genes, pathways and cell types that are involved in inherited susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The findings are published online in Nature. Scientists performed a genome-wide association study (GWAS) meta-analysis in more than 100,000 people of European and Asian descent. They discovered 42 new sites… read more

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North Shore-LIJ Receives Accreditation on Human Research Protection

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Manhasset, NY – The North Shore-LIJ Health System has been awarded accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs, Inc. (AAHRPP). AAHRPP is a nonprofit organization that provides accreditation for organizations that conduct human research and can demonstrate that their protections exceed the safeguards required by the US government. The health system has… read more

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Researcher Shows a Genetic Overlap in Schizophrenia and Cognitive Ability

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US Reps. Israel and Fattah sign agreement to pursue accelerated Alzheimer’s research Manhasset, NY – Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered for the first time, direct evidence of a genetic overlap between schizophrenia and general cognitive ability. The findings are published online in Molecular Psychiatry. Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe and disabling… read more

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Feinstein Researcher Receives 2013 Best of Manhasset Award

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Manhasset, NY – Cynthia Aranow, MD, investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and associate professor at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, was selected for the 2013 Best of Manhasset Award in the Internist category by the Manhasset Award Program. Dr. Aranow is a rheumatologist specializing in lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. She is a co-director… read more

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