A Northwestern Medicine study has established a new safety index for a common group of chemotherapy drugs, by using a stem cell model to screen such therapies for cardiotoxicity.
Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, has been selected to receive the American Society for Preventive Cardiology’s 2017 Joseph Stokes, III, MD Award for his contributions to preventive cardiology.
A recent study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found a newer left ventricular assist device performed at least as well as existing devices on the market for patients with advanced heart failure.
Northwestern Medicine scientists showed how the overexpression of the protein SNRK in cardiac tissue improves cardiac metabolism and is protective against ischemic conditions.
Children with congenital heart disease have a higher risk of epilepsy through adulthood, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated an enhanced approach to targeting a type of inflammatory cell involved in atherosclerosis.
The absence of obesity, diabetes and hypertension in middle age was associated with significantly fewer years lived with heart failure, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Coronary artery calcium — a sign of atherosclerosis — was found in more than one-third of women previously considered to be low-risk for heart disease, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, director of the Center for Genetic Medicine and Sadiya Khan MD, MSc, instructor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, were recently honored by the American Heart Association for their achievements in cardiovascular disease research.
Philip Greenland, MD, the Harry W. Dingman Professor of Cardiology, has received the David E. Rogers Award from the Association of American Medical Colleges and the James D. Bruce Award from the American College of Physicians.