Feinstein Researcher Receives 2013 Best of Manhasset Award

Manhasset, NY – Cynthia Aranow, MD, investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and associate professor at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, was selected for the 2013 Best of Manhasset Award in the Internist category by the Manhasset Award Program.

Dr. Aranow is a rheumatologist specializing in lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. She is a co-director of the Clinical Research Unit for the Feinstein Institute’s Center for Autoimmune Disease. Dr. Aranow has extensive experience in running and designing clinical trials as well as in other types of research studies. There are many research projects currently ongoing in the Clinical Research  Unit, and anyone who has been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease is encouraged to call 1-877-33 LUPUS (1-877-335-8787) to ask any questions or schedule an appointment.

“It is an honor to receive the 2013 Best of Manhasset Award,” said Dr. Aranow. “I am passionate about providing care for patients and advancing research in the area of lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. I am proud that this passion is recognized and appreciated by the local community.”

About the Manhasset Award Program

The Manhasset Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Manhasset area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Manhasset Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

About The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

Headquartered in Manhasset, NY, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research is home to international scientific leaders in many areas including Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, psychiatric disorders, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, sepsis, human genetics, pulmonary hypertension, leukemia, neuroimmunology, and medicinal chemistry. The Feinstein Institute, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, ranks in the top 6th percentile of all National Institutes of Health grants awarded to research centers. For more information, visit www.FeinsteinInstitute.org.

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