Posts Tagged: The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Feinstein Institute Researchers Awarded $3M Grant for Autism Research

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists Betty Diamond, MD, and Peter K. Gregersen, MD, were awarded a two-year, $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to explore the relationship between a mother’s autoimmunity during pregnancy and the risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in her child. In previous Feinstein… read more

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Feinstein Institute Scientists Identify Previously Undiscovered Role of Enzyme in Regulating Blood Pressure

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Breakthrough could lead to new therapies for high blood pressure which impacts 1 in 3 Americans MANHASSET, NY – In a study published today in the prestigious journal Nature Biotechnology, scientists from Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Karolinska Institutet discovered that T-cells capable of producing the neurotransmitter acetylcholine can regulate blood pressure. These T-cells… read more

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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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11th Annual Feinstein Institute Summer Concert Raises $2.4 Million

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One Republic performs to benefit transformational research New Hyde Park, NY – American pop rock band, One Republic, recently headlined a private benefit concert at Old Westbury Gardens that raised a record $2.4 million to support research initiatives at Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. “Philanthropy is huge and the supporters of this event… 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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New Study Shows Deadly Heart Attacks Are Best Treated by Coordinating Prehospital and in-Hospital Care

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Manhasset, NY – A new study co-authored by Peter Berger, MD, senior vice president of Clinical Research for Northwell Health and professor of Cardiology and Medicine at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, shows that when pre-hospital emergency medical services (EMS), emergency room staff in hospitals, and cardiac catheterization laboratory staff all work together in a coordinated… read more

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Northwell Health Awarded $1.5M to Test Home-Based Pulmonary Rehab for Hispanic Patients

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Telemedicine program hopes to improve quality of life and reduce hospitalizations in underserved patients with pulmonary disease Manhasset, NY –Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study whether home-based pulmonary rehabilitation improves quality of life and decreases hospitalization in Hispanic patients… read more

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Breakthrough First-in-Human Study Shows Vagus Nerve Stimulation Significantly Reduces Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms, Inhibits Cytokine Production

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Clinical Data Published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Delivery of Electric Current to Vagus Nerve Could Provide More Treatment Options and Alternatives to Costly Immunosuppressive Drugs Amsterdam, Manhasset, NY and Valencia, CA – Clinical trial data published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) demonstrates stimulating the vagus nerve… 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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Stanford University Neurologist Recognized for Multiple Sclerosis Research

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Feinstein Institute and its Molecular Medicine journal present Cerami Award to Lawrence Steinman Manhasset, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and its medical journal, Molecular Medicine, announced today that the fifth Anthony Cerami Award in Translational Medicine will be conferred to Lawrence Steinman, MD, professor of neurology and neurological sciences, pediatrics and genetics at… read more

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