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Jun 11, 2019, 11:50 ET Top U.S. cancer specialists exchange ideas of promising new therapies at Feinstein Institute's Brain Tumor Biotech Summit

At the sixth annual Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Brain Tumor Biotech Summit held June 7 at Northwell Health's Lenox Hill Hospital,...


Jun 06, 2019, 13:51 ET Academy of Scholars research symposium prompts dialogue about latest in science

The Feinstein Academy of Scholars, an integrated network of researchers and scholars who share a passion to revolutionize translational research,...


May 15, 2019, 11:17 ET Ross Prize Awarded To NIH Scientific Director

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has selected Daniel Kastner, MD, PhD, the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Human Genome...


May 13, 2019, 11:44 ET Physician-researcher named a distinguished fellow by American Association of Immunologists

The American Association of Immunologists (AAI) has named Betty Diamond, MD, professor at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, to its...


Apr 24, 2019, 13:33 ET New data on sepsis outcomes in hospitals shows how fatalities can be reduced

Martin E. Doerfler, MD, Northwell Health senior vice president of clinical strategy and development, has collaborated with investigators from the...


Apr 16, 2019, 20:00 ET Non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation shows promise for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Bioelectronic medicine scientists at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research collaborated with counterparts from Academic Medical Center at...


Apr 10, 2019, 10:28 ET Physician-researcher awarded federal grant to bridge evidence and practice for clinicians via electronic medical record

The US Department of Health & Human Services Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has awarded Thomas G. McGinn, MD, MPH, with a...


Apr 09, 2019, 14:49 ET Association of American Physicians inducts two Feinstein Institute researchers

The Association of American Physicians (AAP), a 134-year-old society of the nation's leading physician-scientists, has elected two Feinstein...


Mar 22, 2019, 14:01 ET Bioelectronic medicine study to improve hearing restoration receives $9.7 NIH grant

Loren Rieth, PhD, a professor at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and leading researcher in the field of bioelectronic medicine, will...


Mar 15, 2019, 11:40 ET Concussion expert explores female athletes' awareness and behavior following head injuries

Mark Herceg, PhD, a leading concussion expert, researcher and neuropsychologist at Northwell Health's Phelps Hospital, presented today at the 13th...


Mar 12, 2019, 12:00 ET GE, Feinstein Institute demonstrate use of ultrasound to alter inflammatory and metabolic response

GE Research and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research bioelectronic medicine teams have demonstrated potentially breakthrough non-invasive methods ...


Feb 26, 2019, 13:14 ET Researchers develop new approach to radiation for prostate cancer

Louis Potters, MD, deputy physician-in-chief and chairman of radiation medicine at the Northwell Health Cancer Institute, and professor at the...


Feb 19, 2019, 15:41 ET Blood disorder research receives $2.5 million from the NIH

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Associate Professor and anemia expert Lionel Blanc, PhD, received a five-year, $2.5 million National...


Feb 19, 2019, 08:00 ET Researchers suggest balanced reporting of sports head injuries

A group of more than 60 leading international neuroscientists, including Mark Herceg, PhD, a neuropsychologist at Northwell Health's Phelps Hospital...


Feb 13, 2019, 16:07 ET Effort to "nudge" doctor's adoption of evidence-based clinical practice receives NIH support

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor and Junior Faculty Researcher Safiya Richardson, MD, has been awarded a five-year,...


Feb 12, 2019, 18:30 ET Feinstein CEO, global researchers demonstrate significance of neurotransmitter in viral infection

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research President and CEO Kevin J. Tracey, MD has joined with leading scientists across Canada, Europe and Asia, to...


Feb 07, 2019, 14:00 ET Feinstein CEO, global researchers demonstrate significance of neurotransmitter in viral infection

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research President and CEO Kevin J. Tracey, MD has joined with leading scientists across Canada, Europe and Asia, to...


Jan 14, 2019, 10:02 ET Newly discovered phagocyte plays role in autoimmune disease

Hemophagocytes, a newly identified population of phagocytes, may have a direct impact on patients with a variety of autoimmune diseases, researchers...


Dec 20, 2018, 09:53 ET Researchers study new app for head and neck cancer patients

A pilot study will test a new digital application, called NorthTrac, developed by The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research to help head and neck...


Dec 11, 2018, 10:10 ET NIH gives Feinstein Institute $1.68M to study sepsis therapy

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Assistant Professor, Monowar Aziz, PhD, received a five-year, $1.68 million R01 grant from the National...


Dec 06, 2018, 09:53 ET Top psychology, cardiology scientist to lead new Feinstein Institute research center

Northwell Health's Feinstein Institute for Medical Research has appointed Karina W. Davidson, PhD, MASc, to lead a new center focused on behavioral...


Dec 03, 2018, 16:53 ET Heart failure telemedicine programs prove effective 6 months after discharge, study finds

Home telemedicine programs for heart failure are effective at preventing death for at least six months after hospitalization, but generally lose any...


Nov 28, 2018, 15:22 ET Parkinson's therapy creates new brain circuits for motor function, study finds

Scientists have uncovered that an emerging gene therapy for Parkinson's disease creates new circuits in the brain associated with improved motor...


Nov 15, 2018, 12:23 ET NIH $1.4M grant supports study into precision bioelectronic medicine

Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Larry Miller, MD, has received a one-year, $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of...


Nov 13, 2018, 14:37 ET Researchers eye mental health impacts of Hurricane Harvey

Recent research shows that exposure to natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey are associated with increased stress and anxiety – data that will...