Northwestern Medicine scientists used an innovative technique to measure electrical activity in ALS neurons, finding changes in excitability that indicated disease, according to a study published in Stem Cell Reports.
Yearly Archives: 2018
Submit your most visually interesting scientific images for the first Feinberg Scientific Images Contest: All entries will be entered into a lottery for an Apple iPad, and each image will be considered for inclusion in a gallery inside the new Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center.
Northwestern University and Deerfield Management Launch Lakeside Discovery to Provide Tomorrow’s Solutions in Healthcare
Northwestern University and Deerfield Management launched Lakeside Discovery, LLC, formally announced the partnership which will provide up to $65 million of targeted funding and deep development expertise to advance promising Northwestern research.
Through innovative transitional care programs,
Northwestern Medicine clinicians help vulnerable
patients achieve healthier lives after leaving the hospital.
Each June, Feinberg puts on white-coat ceremonies for students in its Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs.
The presence of certain antibodies in patients may suggest a higher risk of transplant rejection across multiple organ types, according to a study published in PLOS Medicine.
Triclosan, a common antimicrobial used in toothpastes and other products, may raise the risk of gut inflammation and colorectal cancer, according to a preliminary animal study.
A team of scientists has identified a key enhancer of Sox9 — a gene critical for male sex development — and demonstrated that deleting the enhancer results in male-to-female sex reversal in animal models.
Enhancing autophagy, the system that recycles old or dysfunctional cells, could have therapeutic effects in a variety of aging-related diseases, according to a pair of Northwestern Medicine studies.
A new device called a regenerative bandage, developed by Northwestern scientists, quickly heals hard-to-treat diabetic wounds and sores without using drugs.