Monthly Archives: May 2018

2018 class of physician scientists graduate from Feinstein Institute’s Elmezzi School

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MANHASSET, NY – The 2018 Commencement Exercises for the Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine and the presentation of two honorary degrees took place May 24 at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. The honorary degrees, which are given to researchers who advanced biomedical research and improved medical treatment for patients, were presented to Mina Bissell, PhD, distinguished scientist… read more

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Feinstein Institute scientist honored for developing robotic rehab device

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Bruce Volpe, MD, was recognized this week at a luncheon as a Heritage Healthcare Innovation Award finalist. The award was presented by Heritage Provider Network (HPN) and Crain’s Custom Studio, a division of Crain’s New York Business, to recognize Dr. Volpe’s research using technology to restore limb… read more

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Karolinska Institutet researcher discusses inflammation therapies at Feinstein Institute Marsh Lecture

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research hosted a Marsh Lecture by senior professor at the Karolinska Institutet, Ulf Andersson, MD, PhD. Dr. Andersson discussed his research profiling the protein HMGB1 and how it can be used to treat various inflammatory conditions. The Feinstein Institute’s Marsh Lecture was established as a forum for renowned scientists… read more

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Female scientists honored at Feinstein Institute’s AWSM luncheon

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MANHASSET, NY – Female scientists from Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research received more than $300,000 in awards during the seventh annual Advancing Women in Science and Medicine (AWSM – pronounced “awesome”) luncheon to celebrate and support excellence and achievements of women in science. Since its inception, the organization has raised more than $1 million… read more

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Breakthrough bioelectronic medicine discovery made by decoding immune system’s neural signals

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MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor Theodoros P. Zanos, PhD, and his collaborators are the first to decode specific signals the nervous system uses to communicate immune status and inflammation to the brain. Identifying these neural signals and what they’re communicating about the body’s health is a major step forward… read more

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