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Feb 21, 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...


Feb 02, 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...


Jan 30, 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...


Dec 16, 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...


Dec 01, 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...


Nov 22, 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...


Nov 15, 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...


Oct 27, 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....


Oct 06, 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...


Jul 18, 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...


Feb 14, 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...


Aug 29, 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...


May 03, 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...


Feb 12, 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...


Jan 17, 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...


Sep 14, 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...


Jul 08, 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...


Mar 09, 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...


Mar 08, 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)...


Feb 09, 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...


Feb 08, 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...


Sep 27, 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...


May 15, 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...


Nov 18, 2008, 11:00 ET Feinstein Institute Expands Its Science in New $50M Research Building

Scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today celebrated a new era in translational research as the internationally-known...


Nov 19, 2007, 00:00 ET PET Scans Show Gene Therapy Normalizes Brain Function in Parkinson's Patients

MANHASSET, N.Y., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brain scans used to track changes in a dozen patients who received an experimental gene...