Monthly Archives: October 2018

Local adult day program donates to Feinstein Institute Alzheimer’s disease research

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MANHASSET, NY – The link between Alzheimer’s disease and the genetic disorder Down syndrome is not immediately obvious, but it is this link that sent members of the ACDS’ (formerly known as the Association for Children with Down Syndrome) Day Hab Program in Plainview on a mission to support Alzheimer’s research. The Feinstein Institute for Medical… read more

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Researchers recommend expanding screening for domestic abuse

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CHICAGO, IL – Health systems need to expand the science around routine screening and interventions for domestic abuse to include men, the elderly and vulnerable populations, according to an editorial published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Karin Verlaine Rhodes, MD, MS, researcher Kristofer Smith, MD,… read more

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Protein may cause pregnancy complications in women with lupus, study finds

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CHICAGO, IL – A human protein involved in activation of the immune system could cause pregnancy complications in women with lupus, according to findings shared today in an oral presentation at the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Health Professional’s (ACR/ARHP) Annual Meeting in Chicago. Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientist Naomi I. Maria, PhD, identified… read more

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Bioelectronic medicine treatment effective for lupus, pilot clinical trial shows

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CHICAGO, IL – A bioelectronic medicine device was effective in reducing pain and fatigue in patients with lupus, according to Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Cynthia Aranow, MD, who will present pilot clinical trial results Tuesday at the American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professional’s (ACR/ARHP) Annual Meeting. These initial results offer promise to the… read more

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Researchers re-emphasize vitamins, minerals key to proper nutrition, regardless of weight

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists examined the latest data on nutrition and encourage the medical community to re-energize their recommendations on vitamins for patient care in an analysis published recently in Diabetes & Metabolism: Research & Reviews. Feinstein Institute members Miji Kim, MD, and Anam Basharat, MD, along with head of the… read more

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Northwell Health doubles down on 3D printing from Formlabs to provide fast, realistic 3D surgical models

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NEW HYDE PARK, NY – Formlabs and Northwell Health announced today that the powerful and accessible automated 3D printing system Form Cell has been incorporated into Northwell’s 3D Design and Innovation Center to increase production of patient-specific anatomical models and surgical guides. Northwell Health – New York State’s largest health care provider with 23 hospitals –… read more

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DOD awards $1.3M to develop next-gen trauma care device

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor Chunyan Li, PhD, has received a $1.3 million research award from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) to develop a novel field resuscitation technology through trigeminal nerve stimulation (TNS), a field of bioelectronic medicine. The “Foundational Research for Autonomous, Unmanned, and Robotics Development of Medical Technologies”… read more

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