Harmful side effects from a common chemotherapy drug could be prevented in patients with a specific mutation by targeting retinoic acid receptors, according to a recent study.
A new partnership of five universities integrates community needs with academic learning.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have characterized several variants of the gene GRIK2 that cause nonsyndromic neurodevelopmental disorder.
Northwestern University Trustees and alumni Patrick G. Ryan and Shirley W. Ryan have made a historic gift to name and endow the Robert J. Havey, MD Institute for Global Health.
Circulating tumor cells use the surface protein ICAM1 to strengthen stem cell programs and facilitate formation of tumor cell clusters, which can travel from primary tumors to other organs in the body.
Senior medical students and residents joined together to learn about and practice advanced physical diagnosis skills during a recent workshop on September 15.
Dr. Sadiya Khan, an assistant professor of medicine and preventive medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, said the study shows the importance of research about pregnant and postpartum women.
Will the United States be next? Should we be worried? To find out, we talked with Dr. Stuart Ray, an immunologist and infectious disease expert at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Ramon Lorenzo-Redondo”, a molecular virologist at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Dr. Jeff Linder, the chief of general internal medicine and geriatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, told ABC News that research so far shows that those who have a severe allergic reaction are likely triggered by polyethylene glycol (PEG), a component in the vaccines.
In January, his doctor, Alexis Thompson of Northwestern University, told him he no longer had sickle cell disease. It is strange, Mr. Hubbard said, to think he has a future. “I am becoming more serious about life,” he said. “I didn’t think I would have a life.”