Taxonomy Code: TR

Programs that engage in research which involves the investigation, collection and analysis of scientific, demographic and other data with the objective of advancing knowledge in agriculture and the physical, social and life sciences, enhancing our understanding of the major issues which confront our communities and finding solutions to basic human problems. Included are pure basic research (experimental and theoretical work undertaken to acquire new knowledge without looking for long term benefits other than the advancement of knowledge); strategic basic research (experimental and theoretical work undertaken to acquire new knowledge directed into specified broad areas in the expectation of useful discoveries that many be necessary for the solution of recognized practical problems); applied research (original work undertaken primarily to answer a specific question, determine why something failed or succeeded, solve a specific, pragmatic problem or gain better understanding in a particular area); and developmental research (systematic work, using existing knowledge gained from research or practical experience, that is directed to producing new materials, products or devices; installing new processes, systems and services; or improving substantially those already produced or installed).

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AGRICULTURE PROGRAMProvides educational programs on agriculture, horticulture and related topics. Provides assistance with insect, plant disease, weed identification and management crop production recommendations environment and health issues farmland and open space management and preservation. Also interprets research studies and educates populations on the proper safeguards when using chemicals/pesticides.SuffolkAGRICULTURE PROGRAMCORNELL COOPERATIVE EXTENSION OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION-GREATER NEW YORK DIVISIONNational organization dedicated to preventing, treating and curing hepatitis and other liver diseases through research and education. Offers support group meetings. Serves the five boroughs of New York City, Long Island, Westchester, Orange and Rockland counties and Northeastern New Jersey. Call for further information.AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION-GREATER NEW YORK DIVISIONAMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION-GREATER NEW YORK DIVISION
BREAST HEALTHOffers breast examinations, training in breast self-examination, and state-of-the-art mammography services and needle localization of suspect masses. Employs services of specially trained surgeons to provide lumpectomies or mastectomies, if needed. Offers radiation therapy. Conducts patient and family support groups. Participates in collection of data concerning possible environmental causes of breast cancer and distributes and in distribution of educational material.SuffolkBREAST HEALTHSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
CARDIOPULMONARY RESEARCH INSTITUTEA collaboration of laboratory scientists and physician-investigators, comprised of pulmonary, pediatric and cardiovascular specialists who research heart and lung diseases through studies of cell development and function, as well as tissue injury, recovery and the role of heredity in the overall process. The goal is to prevent lung and heart damage in children and adults in order to improve survival and outcome.NassauCARDIOPULMONARY RESEARCH INSTITUTEWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
DEPARTMENT OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINEOffers consultation, research on disease prevention and health promotion programs, evaluation and treatment of individuals, workplace evaluations, education, health studies and assessment services for employees and employers. Divisions within the department include: Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Division of Epidemiology/Preventive Medicine Research which coordinates Center for Eye Disease Studies Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine-Travel Medicine Services, and the Women's Health Initiative, part of the Stony Brook Clinical Center. Call for more Information.SuffolkDEPARTMENT OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINESTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
DIVISION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASESOperates inpatient and outpatient services, an Infectious Diseases Transplant Services, and the International Travel Immunization Center. Outpatient services are located at 410 Lakeville Road. HIV clinic is on Tuesday mornings. Call for more information.NassauDIVISION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASESLONG ISLAND JEWISH MEDICAL CENTER
DOLAN DNA LEARNING CENTERScience center devoted entirely to genetics education and operates center for molecular genetic research. Offers field trips, student summer day camps, education workshops, teacher training and fellowships, school district membership programs and opportunities for public education.SuffolkDOLAN DNA LEARNING CENTERCOLD SPRING HARBOR LABORATORY
DON MONTI CANCER CENTER AT GLEN COVE HOSPITALProvides comprehensive treatment of cancer and blood diseases, including chemotherapy and use of specialized drugs. Coordinates care services of oncologists, pain specialists, social workers, nutritionists, physical therapists, and laboratory technicians. Participates actively in professional continuing education and in cancer research.NassauDON MONTI CANCER CENTER AT GLEN COVE HOSPITALGLEN COVE HOSPITAL
INFOLINENARSAD staff answers basic questions about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of psychiatric illnesses. Provides information and support groups and other mental health organizations. Educational materials available at no cost on a wide range of psychiatric disorders including depression, schizophrenia, bipolar, panic, eating, obsessive-compulsive, autism and attention deficit. Infoline does not provide medical advice.INFOLINEBRAIN AND BEHAVIOR RESEARCH FOUNDATION
ISLIP BREAST CANCER COALITION, INC.Focuses on the needs of breast cancer patients and families. Its mission is to serve the people of the Town of Islip confronting this disease and to provide education, outreach and support in enhancing their quality of life. Help and services are provided to qualified Town of Islip residents through its Lend a Helping Hand program. Additionally, the coalition provides support and assistance in promoting research into prevention and treatment.SuffolkISLIP BREAST CANCER COALITION, INC.ISLIP BREAST CANCER COALITION, INC.
LONG ISLAND STUDIES INSTITUTEMaintains collection of books, maps, newspapers on microfilm, census records, genealogies, manuscripts, government documents and audiovisual materials relevant to Long Island history. Cooperative effort with Hofstra University.NassauLONG ISLAND STUDIES INSTITUTENASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS, RECREATION AND MUSEUMS
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS TREATMENT CENTERProvides diagnostic testing, second opinions to possible multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. Offers medication therapies, physical therapy, patient education, referrals and psychological support. Offers participation in clinical research trials. Participates in New York State MS Consortium. Assures confidentiality. Call for additional information.NassauMULTIPLE SCLEROSIS TREATMENT CENTERWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
NATIONAL PEDIATRIC MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CENTER AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTERAdvances the recognition, evaluation, and treatment of pediatric Multiple Sclerosis through the creation of a multidisciplinary program dedicated to clinical care and scientific research of children and adolescents with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Improves the diagnosis and treatment of MS in the pediatric age group and better defines the emotional, clinical, and neurological complications of the disorder.SuffolkNATIONAL PEDIATRIC MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS CENTER AT STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTERSTONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
POLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE FOUNDATION-THE LONG ISLAND CHAPTERRaises awareness about Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) and the PKD Foundation on a local level. In addition to offering support and information, promotes ways to raise funding to advance research and education. Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month at 7pm in either Nassau County or Suffolk County. Visit website for schedule and location of meetings.SuffolkPOLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE FOUNDATION-THE LONG ISLAND CHAPTERPOLYCYSTIC KIDNEY DISEASE FOUNDATION-THE LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
RESEARCHParticipates in federal network to facilitate sharing of information that will help schools gather educational research.SuffolkRESEARCHSCOPE EDUCATION SERVICES
RESEARCH PROGRAMProvides financial support to individual researchers rather than overall project or institution. Awards are scholarships, fellowships and special fellowships.SuffolkRESEARCH PROGRAMTHE LEUKEMIA AND LYMPHOMA SOCIETY LONG ISLAND CHAPTER
THE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/BELLMOREAdvances neuroscience research, provides support groups and services, and improves quality of life for adults and children diagnosed with injuries, tumors of the brain and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). The support group holds their meeting at the North Bellmore Public Library, 1551 Newbridge Rd., No. Bellmore, the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm.NassauTHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/BELLMORETHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/BELLMORE
THE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/HUNTINGTON STATIONAdvances neuroscience research, provides support groups and services, and improves quality of life for adults and children diagnosed with injuries, tumors of the brain and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD). The support group holds their meeting at the North Bellmore Public Library, 1551 Newbridge Rd., No. Bellmore, the second Tuesday of each month from 7pm-9pm.SuffolkTHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/HUNTINGTON STATIONTHE GUARDIAN BRAIN FOUNDATION/HUNTINGTON STATION
THE LONG ISLAND COLLECTIONThe Pennypacker Long Island Collection is a collection of books, pamphlets, maps, atlases, manuscripts, letters, deeds, log books, wills, clippings, genealogies, periodicals, newspapers, family records and government documents relating to the history and people of Long Island.SuffolkTHE LONG ISLAND COLLECTIONEAST HAMPTON LIBRARY
WHALE WATCH AND RESEARCH CRUISESOffers full day or 2 day (overnight) whale watch cruises to observe whales in the waters of Coastal New York and New England. Call for dates and more information.SuffolkWHALE WATCH AND RESEARCH CRUISESCOASTAL RESEARCH AND EDUCATION SOCIETY OF LONG ISLAND, INC.

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