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22 May, 2017, 16:26 ET Feinstein Institute Recognizes Women in Science

More than $225,000 in awards were handed out to top female scientists from Northwell Health's Feinstein Institute for Medical Research during the...


30 Mar, 2017, 16:04 ET Feinstein Institute Study Results in Tool to Track Effectiveness of Digital eHealth Software

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor Amit Baumel, PhD, has developed Enlight, a tool to evaluate the quality and...


21 Feb, 2017, 10:14 ET Feinstein Institute, Molecular Medicine Award Ross Prize to Rockefeller University's Jeffrey Ravetch

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced that Jeffrey V. Ravetch, MD, PhD, the Theresa and Eugene M. Lang professor and head of...


02 Feb, 2017, 14:32 ET Text Messages Reduce Problem Drinking in Adults Feinstein Institute Study Shows

Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health have found that text messaging is an effective tool to reduce heavy...


30 Jan, 2017, 08:44 ET Feinstein Institute Study Finds Medication Commonly Used During Labor Associated with Postpartum Depression

Kristina M. Deligiannidis, MD, associate professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, along with her colleagues at Cummings School...


16 Dec, 2016, 11:38 ET Feinstein Institute Scientists Identify Biomarker to Predict How Long Body is Deprived of Oxygen During Cardiac Arrest

In a study published in Biomarkers, scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research described their discovery of a molecule, which could...


01 Dec, 2016, 11:33 ET Alzheimer's Foundation Awards Feinstein Institute Grant to Study Aggression in Alzheimer's Disease

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientists Peter Davies, PhD, and Jeremy L. Koppel, MD, were awarded a five-year, $500,000 grant from the...


22 Nov, 2016, 09:07 ET Global Good Fund, the Feinstein Institute and Sanguistat Announce New Bioelectronic Treatment Initiative to Address Bleeding

The Global Good Fund, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research at Northwell Health and Sanguistat, Inc, are partnering on clinical trials of...


15 Nov, 2016, 09:58 ET Feinstein Institute Researcher Awarded $1.8M to Study Spinal Disc Degeneration

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research scientist Nadeen Chahine, PhD, was awarded a five-year, $1.8 million R01 grant from the National...


27 Oct, 2016, 12:44 ET Feinstein Institute Wins Gold Electrode Award for Work in Bioelectronic Medicine

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has earned the 2016 Gold Electrode Award Most Valuable Nonprofit Organization by Neurotech Reports....


06 Oct, 2016, 12:59 ET Leading Researchers Gather for First-Of-Its-Kind Conference on Bioelectronic Medicine

In a first-of-its-kind gathering at the New York Academy of Sciences, researchers from some of the world's leading universities and institutions...


18 Jul, 2014, 08:30 ET Train Concert Raises $1.5 Million for Feinstein Institute for Medical Research

The multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning band Train took center stage Wednesday evening in Oyster Bay, NY for a private benefit concert...


14 Feb, 2014, 16:08 ET North Shore-LIJ's Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Receives U.S. Patent for Traumatic Brain Injury Monitoring Tool

North Shore-LIJ's Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today that it has received U.S. patent approval for a new device that could...


29 Aug, 2013, 13:56 ET Feinstein Institute Researchers Discover New Way to Track Huntington's Disease Progression Using PET Scans

Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new way to measure the progression of Huntington's disease, using...


03 May, 2013, 11:41 ET King of Sweden Presents Crafoord Award to Feinstein Institute Arthritis Researcher

Peter K. Gregersen, MD, a scientist at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, on Thursday was awarded the prestigious Crafoord Prize for his...


12 Feb, 2013, 14:00 ET Molecular Medicine Awards 1st Annual Ross Prize to NYU Researcher

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced that New York University (NYU) immunology researcher Dan R. Littman, MD, PhD, will be...


17 Jan, 2013, 17:42 ET Feinstein Institute Scientist Wins Crafoord Award from Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for Arthritis Research

 The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced today that Peter K. Gregersen, MD, a scientist at The Feinstein Institute for Medical...


14 Sep, 2012, 17:41 ET Stolen Laptop Prompts Feinstein Institute to Contact Research Participants

 After learning that a laptop containing research study information was stolen from an employee's car, the Feinstein Institute for Medical...


08 Jul, 2012, 13:00 ET Feinstein Institute Researchers Discover Molecule That Could Treat Inflammation

Researchers at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that inflammation could be treated by targeting a molecule called the...


09 Mar, 2012, 08:47 ET Researchers Discover Five Genetic Variations Associated with Crohn's Disease in Ashkenazi Jews

 A collaborative group of investigators has joined together to identify five genetic variations associated with Crohn's disease (CD) and Jewish...


08 Mar, 2012, 10:34 ET Kevin J. Tracey, President of the Feinstein Institute, is Inducted into the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame

Kevin J. Tracey, MD, president of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, was inducted into the Long Island Technology Hall of Fame (LITHF)...


09 Feb, 2012, 17:54 ET First Prospective Clinical Trial of Adaptive Radiotherapy for Head & Neck Cancer Patients

Researchers led by a senior investigator at Hofstra-North Shore LIJ School of Medicine and The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have...


08 Feb, 2012, 17:18 ET Study to Determine Whether Fish Oil Can Help Prevent Psychiatric Disorders

Researchers at Zucker Hillside Hospital's Recognition and Prevention (RAP) Program who have worked with teenagers at risk for serious mental...


27 Sep, 2010, 11:20 ET Most U.S. Adults Unfamiliar with Sepsis, One of Nation's Leading Causes of Death

Sixty percent  of U.S. adults are not familiar with sepsis, despite the fact that more than 200,000 Americans die from it every year, making...


15 May, 2009, 13:45 ET Karolinska Institutet Awards Honorary Degree to Feinstein Institute CEO Kevin J. Tracey, MD

The Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm today awarded an honorary post-doctoral degree to Kevin J. Tracey, MD, director and chief executive...