New Northwestern Medicine research has uncovered critical steps in the evolution of Yersinia pestis, the bacteria that causes pneumonic plague.
Monthly Archives: June, 2015
Supriya Rastogi, a second-year MD/MPH student, received a Schweitzer Fellowship to conduct a year-long project aimed at tackling racial and ethnic health disparities, with a focus on reproductive health on the South Side of Chicago.
Jonathan Licht, MD, Johanna Dobe Professor and chief of the Division of Medicine-Hematology/Oncology, has accepted a new leadership position at the University of Florida Health Cancer Center.
A study coauthored by Northwestern Medicine scientists found that normal cells stop proliferating when they lose important intracellular structures called centrioles, but cancer cells continue to multiply.
Peng Ji, MD, PhD, ’13 GME assistant professor in Pathology, was recently honored with one of the American Society of Clinical Investigation’s (ASCI) 2015 Young Physician-Scientist Awards
Emergency room visits and hospitalizations for severe allergic reactions climbed 29 percent per year over 5 years, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Studying patients with a rare form of dementia called primary progressive aphasia has given scientists a new understanding of the way the brain comprehends language.
Using a new mouse model of rheumatoid arthritis, a Northwestern Medicine study found that a reduction in dendritic cells leads to inflammatory arthritis.
First year students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program celebrated the transition from the classroom to clinical practice at the program’s 9th Annual Clinical Practice Ceremony.
Scientists from Feinberg and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago developed a bionic leg that uses electromyographic (EMG) signaling to give patients with above-knee amputations better control over movement than current prosthetics.