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Northwell Health, GE Ventures Announce Strategic Alliance to Advance Bioelectronic Medicine

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Alliance will identify new diagnostic and therapeutic solutions for neurodegenerative diseases, cancer, diabetes and hypertension MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced a strategic alliance with GE Ventures to support the Feinstein’s Center for Bioelectronic Medicine (CBEM). With this investment, the Feinstein Institute will continue its work in discovering, developing and… read more

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Feinstein Institute, Molecular Medicine Award Ross Prize to Rockefeller University’s Jeffrey Ravetch

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced that Jeffrey V. Ravetch, MD, PhD, the Theresa and Eugene M. Lang professor and head of the Leonard Wagner Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Immunology at The Rockefeller University, is the recipient of the fifth annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine. The Ross Prize is awarded…

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Bed Bath & Beyond Founder Leonard Feinstein Donates $25M to Support Northwell Health Research

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MANHASSET, NY – Leonard and Susan Feinstein today announced a $25 million contribution to Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research to further expand its research efforts in areas including clinical trials, neuroscience, autoimmunity and bioelectronic medicine. The Feinstein Institute was renamed in the Feinsteins’ honor in 2005 after they provided an initial $25 million leadership gift…. read more

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Feinstein Institute, Cornell Tech and Sage Bionetworks Develop First Smartphone Study to Examine Impulse Control

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Study uses smartphone apps to understand what makes people impulsive MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Cornell Tech, and Sage Bionetworks announced today the launch of a pioneering study to examine the use of a smartphone application to identify and understand impulsivity in daily life. The team intends to develop additional apps… read more

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Text Messages Reduce Problem Drinking in Adults Feinstein Institute Study Shows

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MANHASSET, NY – Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health have found that text messaging is an effective tool to reduce heavy drinking in adults seeking help on the internet. The results of the first-of-its-kind study, published today in PLOS ONE, show that when drinkers received adaptive tailored texts, their drinking reduction… read more

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Feinstein Institute Study Finds Medication Commonly Used During Labor Associated with Postpartum Depression

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MANHASSET, NY – Kristina M. Deligiannidis, MD, associate professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, along with her colleagues at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University and the University of Massachusetts Medical School found that a common medication administered during or after labor, synthetic oxytocin, is associated with the development of postpartum depression… read more

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Scientists from Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute Discuss Novel Drug Combination for Treating Cancer in Transplant Patients in New England Journal of Medicine

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Letter notes combination of steroids and immunosuppressants, combined with immune checkpoint inhibitors helps prevent organ rejection in kidney transplant patients undergoing cancer treatment MANHASSET, NY – Kenar D. Jhaveri, MD, and Richard Barnett, MD, Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists and Northwell Health Department of Internal Medicine nephrologists, published a Letter to the Editor in the…

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Northwell Health Partners with Indivumed to Create a Cancer Research Biobank

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Partnering with patients and physicians to collect and analyze biospecimens of cancer tissues will advance understanding of the genetics of cancer, making possible new individualized diagnostics and therapies MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health today announced a collaboration with Indivumed to speed the advance of precision cancer research. As New York State’s largest health care provider, Northwell… read more

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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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