Posts Tagged: Sepsis

Making Contributions to Sepsis Research and Prevention

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Northwell Health, Feinstein Institute working with advocates to promote early detection MANHASSET, NY – With September being observed nationally as sepsis awareness month, Northwell Health and its Feinstein Institute for Medical Research continue to play active roles in the early prevention, treatment and research of this condition, which affects more than one million Americans every… 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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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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Feinstein Institute Researcher Presents New Definitions for Sepsis and Septic Shock

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Manhasset, NY – Clifford S. Deutschman, MS, MD, vice chair of research in the Department of Pediatrics at Cohen Children’s Medical Center and an investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, presented new definitions and clinical criteria for sepsis and septic shock at the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s (SCCM) 45th Critical Care Congress in Orlando, FL. He was also corresponding… read more

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Feinstein Institute President Featured on NBC

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Kevin J. Tracey, MD, is featured during Notre Dame football game as a leader in sepsis research. Click here to read about our initiatives in sepsis.

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Patient Advocacy Group Honors Feinstein Institute President as “Sepsis Hero”

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Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president and CEO of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, was honored with a Sepsis Heroes Award by the Sepsis Alliance, a patient advocacy group, in recognition for his leadership role in improving understanding of sepsis. Click here to read about our initiatives in sepsis.

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Feinstein Institute Researcher is Elected President of Shock Society

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MANHASSET, NY – Ping Wang, MD, investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and vice chair for research in the North Shore-LIJ Department of Surgery, has been selected as president-elect of the Shock Society. Dr. Wang will serve as president-elect through part of 2016, at which time he will become president through part of 2017. The… read more

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Single Low-Magnitude Electric Pulse Successfully Fights Inflammation

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Ongoing Research Shows Growing Promise of Bioelectronic Medicine MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the research arm of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, and SetPoint Medical Inc., a biomedical technology company, today released the results of research on the therapeutic potential of vagus nerve stimulation. In a paper published by Bioelectronic Medicine, Kevin J…. read more

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Feinstein Institute Researchers Discover a New Treatment that Protects Against Acute Lung Injury During Sepsis

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MANHASSET, NY – Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that an antibody – a protein in the human body that can trigger and mediate inflammation – can be used as a treatment to protect against acute lung injury (ALI) during sepsis. The findings were published in Critical Care. Sepsis occurs when molecules released into the… read more

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Video: About Sepsis

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Millions of people die each year from sepsis and yet public awareness of the deadly illness is still extremely low. 60% of the American population has never heard of the word ‘Sepsis’ before. Ciaran and Orlaith Staunton, who lost their son Rory to sepsis back in 2012, are working hard to change that statistic. In… read more

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