A newly-designed mutant herpes virus provides a strategy for the development of novel herpes virus vaccines.
Monthly Archives: December, 2017
A new study provides insights into a mechanism underlying Parkinson’s disease and suggests that an existing drug could be employed as a novel treatment.
Entrepreneurship has been rapidly expanding at Feinberg. Through a range of initiatives, medical school leadership anticipates that the culture of innovation will only continue to grow in coming years.
Laimonis Laimins, PhD, the Guy and Anne Youmans Professor and chair of Microbiology-Immunology, and Richard J. Miller, PhD, the Alfred Newton Richards Professor of Pharmacology, have been elected as 2017 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Feinberg reaffirmed its commitment to informatics and precision medicine by appointing Firas Wehbe, MD, PhD, as its first chief research informatics officer.
Second-year medical student Apoorva Ram strives to reduce cardiovascular health disparities among South Asian Americans in both her research and her volunteer work.
A Northwestern Medicine study, published in the journal Cancer Cell, has provided new insights into a mechanism of tumor survival in glioblastoma and demonstrated that inhibiting the process could enhance the effects of radiation therapy.
High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and can keep symptoms from progressing, according to a phase 2 clinical trial published in JAMA Neurology.
Scientists in the Department of Dermatology are working hard to better understand the fundamentals of skin biology and to bring those discoveries to the forefront of skin treatment.