Posts Tagged: schizophrenia

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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