Posts Tagged: research

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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Feinstein Institute Scientist Recognized for Innovative Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Research

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Instructor Shih-Shih Chen, PhD, is continuing the Institute’s tradition of innovating the diagnosis and treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) through the recognition of her research that identifies a potential new therapy target for CLL. The award was presented at the recent International Workshop on Chronic Lymphocytic… read more

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Data from Clinical Study Showing Reduction of Symptoms in Severe Postpartum Depression Published in The Lancet

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MANHASSET, NY – An investigational drug demonstrated a reduction in depressive symptoms in women suffering from severe postpartum depression (PDD), a potentially significant development for the one in seven women in the United States who are afflicted, according to clinical trial data published in the prestigious journal The Lancet. The publication of findings from this multi-site,…

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Neuroscience, Oncology Leaders Gather to Advance Brain Tumor Research at Feinstein Institute’s Brain Tumor Biotech Summit

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NEW YORK, NY – Leading experts in neurosurgery, neuroscience, oncology and industry gathered at the fifth annual Feinstein Institute for Medical Research’s Brain Tumor Biotech Summit at Northwell Health’s Lenox Hill Hospital to engage in an open exchange of ideas to further advance the development of therapies for brain tumors and other central nervous system (CNS) diseases…. read more

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Feinstein Institute Presents Cerami Award to Sir Paul Nurse for Cancer Research

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Dr. Nurse’s monograph on the identification of molecules that control cell division and their implications in cancer treatment will be published in Molecular Medicine MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health’s The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Molecular Medicine announced today that the seventh Anthony Cerami Award in Translational Medicine will be awarded to Sir Paul Nurse, PhD,… read more

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Feinstein Institute Recognizes Women in Science

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MANHASSET, NY – More than $225,000  in awards were handed out to top female scientists from Northwell Health’s The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research during the sixth annual Advancing Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM – pronounced awesome) luncheon to celebrate and support excellence and achievements of women in science. “AWSM is an incredible name for this organization,” said… read more

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Feinstein Institute Researcher Wins Award for Autism Research

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MANHASSET, NY – Lior Brimberg, PhD, assistant professor at Northwell Health’s The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, received the Young Investigator Award from the International Society of Autism Research (INSAR) for her innovative work in helping to identify the causes of Autism. The award was presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) in San-Francisco, CA…. read more

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Feinstein Institute CEO Receives Top Alumni Honor from Boston University

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MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health’s The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research President and CEO Kevin J. Tracey, MD, is the recipient of Boston University School of Medicine’s prestigious Alumni Award. The award was presented during a ceremony Friday (May 5) at Boston University. First presented in 1954, the Alumni Awards are the highest and one of the… read more

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Feinstein Institute and TheraSource Receive Grant to Test Novel Sepsis Therapy

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, and TheraSource LLC, a Long Island-based biotech company, announce today that they have received a Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to evaluate the effectiveness of a new drug for the treatment… read more

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Feinstein Institute Examines Use of an Antiparasitic Drug as New Treatment for Brain Tumors

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MANHASSET, NY – Marc Symons, PhD, professor in The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research’s Karches Center for Oncology Research, is examining if a common medication administered to treat pinworms, could replace the current treatment used for certain brain cancers. These findings, which are published today in the Feinstein Institute Press’s peer-reviewed, open-access journal Molecular Medicine, could help… read more

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