Posts Tagged: Northwell Health

Feinstein Institute Scientists Identify Previously Undiscovered Role of Enzyme in Regulating Blood Pressure

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Breakthrough could lead to new therapies for high blood pressure which impacts 1 in 3 Americans MANHASSET, NY – In a study published today in the prestigious journal Nature Biotechnology, scientists from Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Karolinska Institutet discovered that T-cells capable of producing the neurotransmitter acetylcholine can regulate blood pressure. These T-cells… read more

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Feinstein Institute Researchers Chosen for New Elite NIH Grant Program

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Manhasset, NY – Two Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists have each been awarded five-year grants – one for 3 million and another 2 million – from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Kevin J. Tracey, MD, Feinstein Institute president and CEO, and Ping Wang, MD, chief scientific officer, have each received this distinguished honor to continue… read more

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New Study Shows Deadly Heart Attacks Are Best Treated by Coordinating Prehospital and in-Hospital Care

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Manhasset, NY – A new study co-authored by Peter Berger, MD, senior vice president of Clinical Research for Northwell Health and professor of Cardiology and Medicine at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, shows that when pre-hospital emergency medical services (EMS), emergency room staff in hospitals, and cardiac catheterization laboratory staff all work together in a coordinated… read more

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Feinstein Institute CEO Receives Shock Society Scientific Achievement Award

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Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research President and CEO Kevin J. Tracey, MD will be awarded the Scientific Achievement Award at the 39th Annual Conference on Shock during a dinner ceremony today. The Shock Society award, which recognizes lifetime achievements in the field of shock research, is being presented to Dr. Tracey for his… read more

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Stanford University Neurologist Recognized for Multiple Sclerosis Research

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Feinstein Institute and its Molecular Medicine journal present Cerami Award to Lawrence Steinman Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and its medical journal, Molecular Medicine, announced today that the fifth Anthony Cerami Award in Translational Medicine will be conferred to Lawrence Steinman, MD, professor of neurology and neurological sciences, pediatrics and genetics at… read more

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Long Island Community Supports Women in Science

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The Fifth Annual Advancing Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM) Awards Breakfast is Held Manhasset, NY – An organization of female scientists, Advancing Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM), recently hosted its fifth annual awards breakfast in recognition of the numerous scientific accomplishments of female scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and across Northwell… read more

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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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Office for Civil Rights Fines Feinstein Institute As a Result of Stolen Laptop

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Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has reached a voluntary settlement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) resolving the theft of an unencrypted password-protected laptop containing research study information in 2012. Subsequent to the theft in 2012, the Feinstein Institute worked diligently to take corrective measures, which included communicating with… 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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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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