Second-year physician assistant students teamed up with third-year medical students to solve simulated patient scenarios during a weeklong Synthesis and Application Module, aimed at reinforcing information learned during clinical clerkships.
U.S. Rep. Robert Dold visited Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to participate in a roundtable discussion on biomedical research funding with Northwestern Medicine scientists.
Northwestern University has received a five-year, $11.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to use nanotechnology to develop next-generation cancer treatments.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified the molecular machinery that releases paused gene expression, a finding that helps explain how important developmental genes jumpstart simultaneously.
The Third Coast Center for AIDS Research, a partnership between Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, the Chicago Department of Public Health and several community organizations, integrates multiple disciplines of research to help slow and stop HIV.
Second-year medical students spent four weeks of their summer conducting research for their Area of Scholarly Concentration, a four-year longitudinal project that culminates with a thesis.
Investigators from Northwestern and the University of Chicago received a $6.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to fund research to end “the HIV epidemic in Chicago among young men who have sex with men.”
Men who murder their wives or girlfriends are a distinctly different group than those who kill strangers, according to a new study by a forensic psychology research lab at Northwestern University. Chief among those differences: they are less likely to have a rap sheet for serious crimes.
“Understanding the barriers to testing provides critical information for intervening, so we can help young men get tested,” study first author Gregory Phillips II, a research assistant professor of medical social sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, said in a university news release. He is also an investigator in the school’s IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program.
A new Northwestern Medicine genome-wide association study of PCOS – the first of its kind to focus on women of European ancestry – has provided important new insights into the underlying biology of the disorder.