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2014-07-18 08:22:31

Tony-award winning actress Laura Benanti emcees event; Endometriosis Foundation of America, co-founded by Tamer Seckin, MD, and Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi present fellowship award MANHASSET, N.Y., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning band Train took center stage Wednesday evening in Oyster Bay, NY for a private benefit concert supporting The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. The event also featured Endometriosis Foundation of...

2014-04-23 12:30:00

Celebration and symposium to be held in New York on June 9 MANHASSET, N.Y., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research today announced that John J. O'Shea, MD, scientific director at the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will be the recipient of the second annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine. The Ross Prize is issued via the Feinstein Institute's...

2014-03-05 23:23:42

Movement Disorders Center One of Nine Sites Nationwide Doing the Test (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Movement Disorders Center will be one of nine sites in the United States taking part in a clinical trial of a new drug for Tourette syndrome, the health system announced today. The drug, AZD5213, targets the histamine H3 receptor. Histamine is commonly associated with allergies and the immune system, but it also plays a role in regulating dopamine and the...

2014-02-14 16:25:35

Device is useful in monitoring the type of injuries suffered by combat veterans MANHASSET, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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 help physicians better monitor severe traumatic brain injuries, such as those suffered by combat. The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) awarded a $5 million grant in October 2010 to North Shore-LIJ's...

2013-12-18 23:03:17

US Reps. Israel and Fattah sign agreement to pursue accelerated Alzheimer’s research. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Monday hosted the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) dedicated to creating a partnership in neuroscience research, and in particular, research on Alzheimer’s disease. US Reps. Steve Israel (D-NY), and Chakah Fattah (D-PA), along with Feinstein Institute Investigator Peter Davies, PhD, and representatives...

2013-12-16 23:01:46

Cynthia Aranow, MD, investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and associate professor at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, was selected for the 2013 Best of Manhasset Award in the Internist category by the Manhasset Award Program. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Cynthia Aranow, MD, investigator at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and associate professor at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, was selected for the 2013 Best of...

2013-11-13 23:02:05

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the North Shore-LIJ Health System Center for Workforce Readiness recently hosted nearly 100 middle and high school teachers from Long Island and Manhattan for a day to discuss how to best incorporate science and medical research into their academic curriculum. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the North Shore-LIJ Health System Center for Workforce Readiness recently hosted nearly 100...

2013-10-25 23:02:09

The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive a $600,398 grant from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study the psychological impact of Hurricane Sandy on affected individuals throughout Long Island and New York City. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research announced today it will receive a $600,398 grant from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study the...

2013-10-18 23:02:27

In celebration of Diversity Awareness and Health Literacy Month, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Literacy will host an October 23rd event, “Partners In Health Care: Everyone Plays a Role,” in which experts will discuss the importance of diversity in science and how each of us can improve our health. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 In celebration of Diversity Awareness and Health...

2013-09-24 23:01:38

US Rep. Steve Israel attends scientists’ first meeting at Feinstein Institute. Manhasset, NY (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research yesterday hosted the initial meeting of the newly formed Long Island Alzheimer’s Disease Consortium, which was also attended by US Rep. Steve Israel and State Assemblyman Charles Lavine. The consortium, which was conceived by Rep. Israel and includes a group of Alzheimer’s disease experts from throughout the New York...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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