Posts Tagged: schizophrenia

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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Talk Therapy Found to Ease Schizophrenia

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Read New York Times coverage of Dr. John Kane’s research in schizophrenia.

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Feinstein Institute Researcher Creates New Genetic Resource

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Will aid in the discovery of genes associated with risk of common diseases Manhasset, NY – Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and other institutions have published the first report from a large-scale effort designed to aid in the discovery of genes associated with risk of common diseases. The initial findings from the Ashkenazi Genome Consortium… read more

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Long Island Bike Challenge Raises $12,000 to Support Medical Research at The Feinstein Institute

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Manhasset, NY – Participants of the third annual Long Island Bike Challenge (LIBC) raised $12,000 to benefit The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System. Edward Diller, a lifelong cyclist and native Long Islander, started LIBC in 2010 with the goal of raising money for medical research conducted locally on Long Island…. 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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Researchers Identify a New Genetic Risk Factor for Severe Psychiatric Illness

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Manhasset, NY – Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new genetic risk factor for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder called NDST3. The findings are published online in Nature Communications. The study, by a team lead by Todd Lencz, PhD, associate investigator at the Zucker Hillside Hospital Department of Psychiatry Research and Feinstein Institute, studied more… read more

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