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Blood markers identify lupus risk, Feinstein Institute researchers find

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Betty Diamond, MD, and colleagues discovered what they believe can identify a person’s risk for lupus by looking at the presence and amount of antibodies and a protein complex in blood. Health care professionals could now feasibly use these markers to anticipate which lupus patients might benefit from… read more

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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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Feinstein Institute hosts Marc Feldmann for Marsh Lecture

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MANHASSET, NY – The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research hosted Professor Sir Marc Feldmann as the Institute’s Marsh Lecturer. Sir Feldmann, of the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences at the University of Oxford, presented his work to uncover the biologic mechanisms of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The Feinstein Institute’s Marsh Lecture was established… read more

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Feinstein Institute researchers publish analysis about link between neuroscience and immunity

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research researchers Valentin A. Pavlov, PhD, Sangeeta S. Chavan, PhD, and Kevin J. Tracey, MD, reviewed the link between the nervous system and the immune system in an analysis published today in the Annual Review of Immunology. A detailed account of how the central and peripheral nervous systems signal the… read more

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Feinstein Institute researcher nominated to Association of American Physicians

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John M. Kane, MD, selected to prestigious organization of top physician scientists MANHASSET, NY – Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor John, M Kane, MD, has been inducted into the prestigious Association of American Physicians (AAP). AAP’s members are competitively selected and are among the leading senior physician scientists from the United States,… read more

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Improving emergency room visits for kids with autism spectrum disorder: study

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MANHASSET, NY – How health care workers interact with young patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) – and their families – can turn an emergency room or urgent care experience into a positive one, according to a newly published study in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. Feinstein Institute for Medical Research researchers David… read more

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