The largest study of physician-treated children with psoriasis around the world shows children with the skin disease are about twice as likely to be overweight or obese as children who don’t have the disease, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
The collaborative medical
school faculty conducts basic science,
clinical, and translational research on
campuses in Chicago and Evanston. As
part of Northwestern Medicine, Feinberg
strives to quickly apply research
breakthroughs into clinical practice. The
medical school’s latest video, narrated by
nationally known producer and voice talent
Bill Kurtis, highlights important research
being conducted by faculty, staff, and students.
People who have undergone surgery for the most common type of lung cancer may improve their overall survival and reduce the risk of recurrence by taking statins, according to new research by Feinberg investigators.
Samuel I Stupp, PhD, director of the Institute for BioNanotechnology in Medicine, is being honored by the American Chemical Society with its Ronald Breslow Award for Achievement in Biomimetic Chemistry.
The Women’s Health Research Institute celebrated its fifth anniversary with a new leadership council, new website, and new name. The institute also presented journalist Carol Marin with its inaugural Voices for Women Award.
Jay Gottfried, MD, PhD, associate professor in the Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology, recently published research in Neuron that sheds light on researchers’ understanding of how the brain accumulates sensory information for efficient decision-making.
David Baker, MD, MPH, chief of general internal medicine and geriatrics, has been awarded the 2013 American College of Physicians’ Alvan R. Feinstein Award.
If you have optimal heart health in middle age, you may live up to 14 years longer, free of cardiovascular disease, than your peers who have two or more cardiovascular disease risk factors, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Tapping into resources only available at Northwestern, researchers at Feinberg have crafted a multidisciplinary study to investigate all aspects of primary progressive aphasia, a form of dementia.
PhD candidates Samuel Light and Joshua Waitzman study how the smallest levels of biological processes work, with the hope that their discoveries will lead to new or better drug therapies. Both scientists recently received the inaugural Driskill Award for Outstanding Student Achievement, which recognizes research that has clinical and translational significance.