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Monthly Archives: February, 2016
Smitha Sarma, third-year medical student, will study tobacco cessation approaches in Kerala, India, as a Fogarty Fellow.
A team left by Northwestern Medicine biomedical engineer Patrick Kiser, PhD, designed an intravaginal ring equipped with a novel drug release mechanism that enables the delivery of a diverse array of drugs for extended durations.
Out-of-towners using marijuana in Colorado – where the drug is legal – are ending up in emergency rooms at an increasing rate, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A new study suggests giving the steroid betamethasone to women at risk for late preterm delivery significantly reduces the rate of neonatal complications.
MPH/PhD student Erin Lambers identified mechanisms that shed light on how cardiac cells develop from stem cells, which can help scientists better understand how the heart grows and regenerates.
Second-year medical students built a web app to help teach fellow classmates and prepare for upcoming exams.
By rotating special magnetic nanoparticles injected into brain tumors, a team of scientists led by Northwestern Medicine neurosurgical oncologist Maciej (Matt) Lesniak, MD, successfully damaged tumor cells in animal models.
Melina Kibbe, MD, ’03 GME, Edward G. Elcock Professor of Surgical Research, will be chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
The Women’s Health Research Institute’s Leadership Council hosted a special celebration of the recently announced National Institutes of Health and Food and Drug Administration policies to include women in basic science and clinical studies.