All heart: Eastern Suffolk Cardiology will have a new name, and a new mothership, thanks to a deal between Stony Brook Medicine and Northwell Health.

Northwell, Stony Brook Med strike cardio deal

By GREGORY ZELLER // A state-of-the-art cardiac-care practice will lend three decades of expertise, more than a dozen heart specialists and a boatload of East End patients to Long Island’s largest healthcare system. Northwell Health announced Friday that it has acquired Eastern Suffolk Cardiology – a four-office chain boasting nine board-certified physicians specializing in internal medicine, echocardiology, nuclear cardiology, cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology – from Stony Brook Medicine. The deal involves an undisclosed financial…

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Piecing it together: Feinstein Institute researchers are tackling the autism puzzle by exploring the connection between antibodies in pregnant women and the child's autism risk.

NIH pumps $3M into Feinstein autism study

The National Institutes of Health will fund a two-year Feinstein Institute for Medical Research study exploring risk factors behind autism spectrum disorders in newborns. A $3 million NIH grant has been awarded to MDs Betty Diamond and Peter Gregersen, researchers in the Northwell Health System’s Manhasset-based R&D division, specifically to explore the relationship between a mother’s autoimmunity during pregnancy and the risk of ASD in her child. The researchers are following up previous studies in…

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Rosalie Drago: Redeveloped downtowns can't succeed without proper workforce training.

Downtown development: Jobs are Job No. 1

By ROSALIE DRAGO // The Governor’s Conference on Sustainable Development & Collaborative Governance, held Wednesday in Melville, facilitated an important dialogue around the hot topic of downtown redevelopment. Long Island currently has over a dozen town centers in various stages of redevelopment or revitalization, so discussion on this topic is both relevant and timely. But for downtown development and revitalization to achieve its potency as an economic engine, consideration for jobs – What will they…

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