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.
Monthly Archives: September, 2015
A new study demonstrates how herpes viruses switch between two invasive states to promote infection in the nervous system.
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.
A team of researchers from Lurie Children’s, Rush University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Chicago and the Howard Brown Health Center has received funding from the National Institutes of Health to integrate substance use screening and brief intervention into the traditional community-based HIV testing environment.
Feinberg faculty, staff and students participated in lectures, workshops and presentations during the 5th Annual Medical Education Day.
Northwestern Medicine scientists helped develop an implantable device that detects early breast cancer metastatic cells, a method that may enable physicians to identify cancer spreading in patients while treatments are still viable.
Emergency department patients have a range of beliefs and attitudes about the risk of becoming addicted to prescribed opioids, according to a recent study authored by a Feinberg medical student.
Recordings of neurons in a little-studied part of the brain associated with memory show an unexpected increase in activity in older brains, a finding that may suggest a new target for therapies to combat memory loss.