Monthly Archives: November 2013

Researchers Identify a New Genetic Risk Factor for Severe Psychiatric Illness


Manhasset, NY – Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered a new genetic risk factor for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder called NDST3. The findings are published online in Nature Communications. The study, by a team lead by Todd Lencz, PhD, associate investigator at the Zucker Hillside Hospital Department of Psychiatry Research and Feinstein Institute, studied more… read more

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Feinstein Institute Encourages Science Education for NY Area Middle and High School Students


Manhasset, NY – 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. In response to the turnout, representatives from the… read more

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