Posts Tagged: The Feinstein Institute

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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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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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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Alzheimer’s Foundation Awards Feinstein Institute Grant to Study Aggression in Alzheimer’s Disease

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists Peter Davies, PhD, and Jeremy L. Koppel, MD, were awarded a five-year, $500,000 grant from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) to explore psychosis and aggression in individuals living with Alzheimer’s disease. This is one of the largest research grants AFA has ever awarded. “When considering what… read more

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Feinstein Institute Builds Research Administrative Team to Drive Growth

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Chelico and Strand will support expansion of research units and clinical trials MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has named John David Chelico, MD, MA, FACP, as vice president of research information technology and informatics and Ivar Strand, as vice president of research finance. Both Dr. Chelico and Mr. Strand have extensive… read more

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Feinstein Institute Wins Gold Electrode Award for Work in Bioelectronic Medicine

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has earned the 2016 Gold Electrode Award Most Valuable Nonprofit Organization by Neurotech Reports. The Award was given at the 2016 Neurotech Leaders Forum in San Francisco, California, and recognizes the Feinstein Institute for having the vision and the fortitude to drive the bioelectronic medicine field forward, and expand neuromodulation technologies into new indications…. read more

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