A Northwestern Medicine study, the first of its kind, estimated lifetime risk for sudden cardiac death, finding that one in every nine men and one in every 30 women will be affected, most of whom with no previous symptoms.
Monthly Archives: June, 2016
Ali Shilatifard, PhD, has been named the 15th recipient of the Martin E. and Gertrude G. Walder Award for Research Excellence, an honor given annually by the provost that recognizes excellence in research at Northwestern University.
Coils implanted into the lungs may improve exercise tolerance for patients with severe emphysema, according to a study that involved Northwestern Medicine investigators.
Northwestern Medicine welcomed more than 150 first-year residents during the week of June 20, with many attending “bootcamp” training sessions.
Deborah Clements, MD, chair of Family and Community Medicine, has been appointed as a member of the National Resident Matching Program’s board of directors.
Northwestern Medicine scientists take innovative cell-based approaches to induce immune tolerance In kidney transplant recipients.
Heart health at all ages is central to the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Program at Northwestern Medicine’s Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute.
The first annual Biomedical Data Science Day brought together biomedical informatics scientists and clinical informatics leaders from Feinberg and its health care affiliates.
Joseph Graves, ’16 GME, former co-chief resident in Radiology, received the John Franklin Commitment to Diversity award for his leadership in diversity efforts at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.
Northwestern Medicine scientists and collaborators discovered that mutations in the TEK gene lead to primary congenital glaucoma, validating previous findings in mice and suggesting a target for future therapies.