Matthew Lerner is leading the Long Island part of a NIH-funded theatrical training study that will involve about 240 children with autism to see if theater production can help improve their social skills and thinking processes.
For Chris Gobler, the inaugural endowed chair in Coastal Ecology, having the support of donors...means more than votes of confidence. It means he has partners. “I look at what I’m doing as a partnership. What they’ve contributed is just as important as the science. These are people who are highly committed to protecting Long Island’s coastal ecosystems and see this research as an important avenue for achieving that end.”
Hal Skopicki specializes in advanced/complex cardiac disease involving the heart muscle, valves, arteries, or overall heart function. His expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of all forms of heart failure, and extends to cutting-edge technologies as a principal researcher for investigations involving stem cells, genetic analysis, and state-of-the-art medical therapy. He regularly treats patients with severe heart failure and is an expert in assessing their options.