An investigational neural stem cell therapy that works with a common cold virus to seek out and attack malignant glioma is being tested at Northwestern Medicine in a phase I clinical trial.
Monthly Archives: May, 2017
Jeffrey Barsuk, ’99 MD, ’02 GME, ’10 MS, professor of Medicine in the Division of Hospital Medicine and of Medical Education, was recently recognized for his innovative research into simulation-based mastery learning.
Younger men with prostate cancer had a decreased risk of cancer progression while under active surveillance, compared to men older than 60, according to a recent study.
Members of the class of 2017 joined faculty, friends and family members at the 158th commencement ceremony on May 22.
Feinberg faculty members and fourth-year medical students were recognized for their achievements at the fifth annual Honors Day ceremony.
Bioprosthetic ovaries produced using 3-D printing allowed otherwise infertile mice to successfully give birth to healthy mouse pups.
Weekly doses of glucocorticoid steroids, such as prednisone, help speed recovery in muscle injuries and repair muscles damaged by muscular dystrophy, according to a study.
Read a Q-and-A with Jasmine May, a fifth-year student in the Medical Scientist Training Program, who studies the pathophysiology of glioblastoma.
Systolic blood pressure for African-American patients dropped between one to five points when they moved to less segregated neighborhoods, according to a new study.
The first drug using spherical nucleic acids to be systemically given to humans has been developed by Northwestern University scientists and approved by the Food and Drug Administration as an investigational new drug for an early-stage clinical trial in the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma multiforme.