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Latest bioelectronic medicine discoveries focus of Feinstein Institute-hosted symposium

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STOCKHOLM – Leading researchers from neuroscience, molecular biology and bioengineering, discussed discoveries that drive the field of bioelectronic medicine forward at a recent three-day symposium. The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, the Karolinska Institutet and its journal, the Journal of Internal Medicine, hosted “Bioelectronic Medicine: Technology Targeting Molecular Mechanisms,” which took place June 12-14 in Stockholm Sweden. “With discoveries announced, the pace of bioelectronic medicine is accelerating,” said Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president and CEO of the… read more

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Elmezzi Scholar named public policy fellow of the American Association of Immunologists

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MANHASSET, NY – Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Elmezzi Graduate School of Molecular Medicine Scholar Gavin H. Imperato, MD, has been named a Public Policy Fellow of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) for 2018-2019. Dr. Imperato is a PhD candidate at the Elmezzi Graduate School where he studies the neuroscience of immunity. He works with researchers… read more

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Chad Bouton discusses the future of Bioelectronic Medicine at the 2018 BIO International Convention

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Professor Chad Bouton joins leaders in bioelectronic medicine to discuss how nerve and brain implants can revolutionize treatment of disease and debilitating injury during a panel discussion at the 2018 BIO International Convention. Click here to view event details.

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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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