Lakeside Discovery, LLC, the collaboration between Northwestern University and Deerfield Management, will support the laboratory of Paul DeCaen, PhD in a multi-year partnership to advance new therapies for genetically driven polycystic kidney disease.
A massive trove of information produced in a Northwestern-led study will lay the groundwork for understanding sex-related differences in health and disease for decades to come.
Stephen Miller, PhD, received the 2021 Technology Innovation and Development Award from the Society For Biomaterials for work on a nanoparticle that induces gluten tolerance in celiac disease.
Several Feinberg faculty members have been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and the Association of American Physicians (AAP).
Imbalanced activation of cells and previously unknown neural connections may be responsible for some motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease and similar neurodegenerative conditions, according to two recent studies.
“People have predicted for a long time that there was going to be more of a boom in egg freezing and utilization of genetic testing. This is probably the beginning of a scale up,” says Dr. Eve Feinberg, a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist at Northwestern Medicine. “The transition to a work-from-home environment has opened up more time and space for people to focus on some of their life goals and priorities.”
Cardiologist Jonathan Rich took the stand Monday as the first witness in the third week of testimony in the Derek Chauvin trial. Rich works at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago and is an associate professor at Northwestern University. Rich will be providing his opinion on how he believes George Floyd died. He said this is his first time testifying in a trial.
They said transplants should be performed at least four weeks after a diagnosis of irreversible lung damage. In the United States alone, more than 50 double lung transplants have been performed on COVID-19 survivors, and all the patients are alive, said Dr. Ankit Bharat of Northwestern Medicine in Chicago, who has performed a dozen of them. A study published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine that examined 12 of the first double-lung transplants performed in COVID-19 patients in the United States, Italy, Austria and India showed that all but two survived and are doing well, said co-author Bharat.
The surgery marks the latest pioneering lung transplant during the coronavirus pandemic. In March, doctors at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago successfully transplanted both lungs on a COVID-19 patient using them from a donor who previously recovered from the virus. And last year, surgeons at the hospital performed the first successful double lung transplant of a COVID-19 patient in the U.S