A Northwestern Medicine clinical trial found that a stem cell therapy did not improve walking ability in people with peripheral artery disease, although exercise did lead to significant improvements.
The 7th Annual Les Turner Symposium showcased the integration of ALS investigation and clinical care at Northwestern Medicine and the Les Turner ALS Foundation.
Patients with advanced neuroendocrine tumors had a similar quality of life while on a newly approved chemotherapy drug, as compared to patients receiving a placebo, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Simple behavioral interventions can be effective at curbing inappropriate antibiotic prescribing, if adopted for the long term, according to a recent study published in JAMA.
Todd Kuiken, ’90 MD, PhD, ’91 ’95 GME, professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Surgery and Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern shares his personal story.
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.
Frontline caregivers practiced breaking bad news to simulated patients in an interactive workshop broadcast from Feinberg’s Simulation Lab to four other Northwestern Medicine locations.
U.S. News & World Report recognized three Northwestern Medicine hospitals in its 2017-18 rankings of America’s Best Hospitals. The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab once again earned the top spot among rehabilitation hospitals in the country, and Lurie Children’s ranked first among children’s hospitals in Illinois.
Fourth-year medical student Kyle Yoo has been selected as a Fogarty Global Health Fellow and will travel to Kerala, India to study the interplay between management practices and acute cardiac care.
Northwestern recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of the creation of the Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety program, the first graduate-level program in the field.