Scars left behind by childhood cancer treatments are more than skin-deep. The increased risk of disfigurement and persistent hair loss caused by childhood cancer and treatment are associated with emotional distress and reduced quality of life in adulthood, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A new Northwestern University study shows that the biological clock is not the only clock women trying to conceive should consider. The circadian clock needs attention, too.
Frank Penedo, PhD, a nationally-renowned health psychologist, will join Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine on June 1 as a professor of medical social sciences.
Northwestern study first to document the immediate and long-term brain changes after treatment to reduce fears, and to illustrate how the brain reorganizes long-term to reduce fear as a result of the therapy. The findings show the lasting effectiveness of short-exposure therapy for a phobia and offer new directions for treating other phobias and anxiety disorders.
Research by Debu Chakravarti, PhD, associate professor in reproductive biology, reveals that THAP11, a protein in a family of 12, stood out as being overexpressed in human colon cancer cells.
The Northwestern University Radiation Tissue Archives is believed to be the world’s largest collection of irradiated animal tissue samples.
The annual CNADC Alzheimer’s Day provides an opportunity for students and researchers to learn more about the important aging and dementia research taking place at Northwestern.
The Institute for Women’s Health Research is hosting a forum, poster session, and exhibit May 15 to celebrate National Women’s Health Awareness Week.
New Northwestern Medicine preclinical research has for the first time identified the molecular trigger of uterine fibroids.
Philip Greenland, MD, Harry W. Dingman Professor of Cardiology, the founding director of the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, has indicated a wish to relinquish his role as institute director this spring.