A Northwestern Medicine study found the human immunodeficiency virus uses proteins called diaphanous-related formins to hijack the cytoskeleton of healthy cells.
Monthly Archives: September, 2017
Several research projects focused on addressing gaps in the medical care of diverse populations are underway at the Center for Primary Care Innovation, funded by a $3.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
At Driskill Day, students, alumni and faculty gathered to showcase research and celebrate excellence throughout the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences.
Robert Kalb, MD, has been named to lead the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine, as the center’s inaugural director.
Feinberg recently welcomed dozens of new PhD students to campus, including students in the Driskill Graduate Program in the Life Sciences and the Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program.
Meet Jeffrey Linder, ’97 MD, MPH, Feinberg’s of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics in the Department of Medicine.
A study has identified a new mechanism for how a gene mutation leads to the death of neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and a related form of dementia.
Xinkun Wang, PhD, director of the NUSeq Core Facility, supports the research of scientists throughout the medical school with the latest genomic technologies, including next-generation sequencing.
A study published in Neuron suggests the brain’s own compensatory mechanisms contribute to the debilitating motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
Recent activities gave medical students the opportunity to learn about the diverse backgrounds of their patients and to develop cross-cultural communication skills, including a community visit to Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood.