Monthly Archives: January 2018

Feinstein Institute discovers genes that repair spinal cord in fish are also in humans

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MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Associate Professor Ona E. Bloom, PhD, along with colleagues at the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL), published today in Scientific Reports that many of the genes that repair an injured spinal cord in a fish called the lamprey are also active in the repair of the peripheral nervous system in… read more

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Feinstein Institute study sheds light on combating infections tied to spinal cord injury

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Associate Professor Ona E. Bloom, PhD,uncovered that white blood cell genes are present at different levels in people with spinal cord injury. These findings, published yesterday online in the Journal of Neurotrauma, are a first step to understanding and developing better interventions for infections in people with spinal cord… read more

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Feinstein Institute researcher awarded $1.2M to continue sepsis research

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Haichao Wang, PhD, received a $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to continue his search to identify different proteins associated with sepsis, which could lead to a targeted treatment for the condition. This is the fourth… read more

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