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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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New grant funds pilot study of female fertility decision tool for cancer survivors

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor Catherine Benedict, PhD, has been awarded a five-year, $693,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop and test a digital health platform to help young female cancer survivors evaluate their options for having children, make decisions and plan for the future. The new… read more

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Feinstein Institute researchers find hypertension drugs could prevent memory loss in lupus patients

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research researchers published data yesterday in the Journal of Experimental Medicine that shows the class of drugs commonly used to treat hypertension, ACE inhibitors, can block cognitive decline in mice and might therefore be used to preserve the memory of patients living with lupus. Lupus is a complex autoimmune… read more

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Analysis finds investigational medication reduced postpartum depression symptoms in clinical trial

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MANHASSET, NY – An integrated analysis of one phase 2 and two phase 3 clinical trials published today in The Lancet found that the investigational medication, brexanolone injection 90 µg/kg/h (formerly SAGE-547 injection), demonstrated a reduction in depressive symptoms in women suffering from moderate and severe postpartum depression (PPD) compared to placebo by the end of… read more

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Researcher finds new blood clot prevention strategy

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Alex C. Spyropoulos, MD, has uncovered an anticoagulant treatment strategy to reduce non-fatal blood clots and pulmonary embolism in acutely-ill hospitalized patients, according to clinical findings published today in The New England Journal of Medicine. This treatment strategy is associated with almost no critical or fatal bleeding… read more

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High school student inspired to become a neurosurgeon after father passes away of aggressive brain cancer

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MANHASSET, NY – While many high school students relish the summer to relax, Olivia Frischman, 16 and a rising junior, from Westchester, NY, decided to spend a portion of her summer at Lenox Hill Hospital shadowing John Boockvar, MD, neurosurgeon, director of the hospital’s Brain Tumor Center and professor at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research…. read more

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Researcher awarded $3M to develop telehealth program for Hispanic patients with diabetes

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research  Professor Renée Pekmezaris, PhD, has been approved to receive a $3.03 million research award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study home telemonitoring for patients in the Hispanic community living with type 2 diabetes. This is Dr. Pekmezaris’ third PCORI award to develop a telemedicine program for… read more

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Feinstein Institute researcher awarded $1.65M to examine vagus nerve’s role in sepsis

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Valentin A. Pavlov, PhD, received a five-year, $1.65 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to examine the vagus nerve’s role in the inflammation and metabolism associated with sepsis. Having a better understanding of the nervous system’s signaling during sepsis could lead to the… read more

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Local science teacher is supported with a fellowship to learn from leading researcher

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MANHASSET, NY – Jason Econome, a Stuyvesant High School science teacher and resident of Garden City, NY, spent the summer at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research with a globally-renowned lupus scientist, Betty Diamond, MD. His time was supported by The American Physiological Society’s (APS) 2018 Frontiers in Physiology Research Community Leaders Professional Development Fellowship program…. read more

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