New faculty members, Guillermo Oliver, PhD, and Beatriz Sosa-Pineda, PhD, joined the Department of Medicine and the Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute.
Prostate cancer physician-scientist Edward M. Schaeffer, MD, PhD, has been named chair of the departments of Urology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.
A new study demonstrates how herpes viruses switch between two invasive states to promote infection in the nervous system.
A recent study shows that patients treated for colon cancer who regularly drank caffeinated coffee had lower rates of cancer recurrence and mortality.
Influential neurosurgical oncologist Maciej Lesniak, MD, will join Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine as chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery, effective November 1.
A $7.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health supports a second phase of basic science research to identify novel targets for treating uterine fibroids.
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association examined 2014 medical claims and found that women are 27 percent less likely than men to get angioplasties to open clogged arteries and are 38 percent less likely to undergo coronary bypass surgery.
While the report released Tuesday presents only a one-year snapshot, “it’s scary data,” said Dr. Marla Mendelson, medical director of the program for women’s cardiovascular health at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago.
Nora Hansen, MD, director of the Lynn Sage Comprehensive Breast Center at Prentice Women’s Hospital.
“It is the largest epidemic of a chronic disease that we’ve ever seen in human history,” says Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones, chair of the department of preventive medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Heart attack patients given just one-fourth of the dosage used in clinical trials lived just as long as patients on a higher dose, according to researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago.