Analyzing a patient’s own stem cells can predict the safety and efficacy of drugs that have the potential to damage a patient’s heart, according to a new study.
Monthly Archives: August, 2016
The National Institute on Aging has renewed funding for the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center, supporting an additional five years of research, and marking 25 years of continuous grant support.
Fourth-year medical student Claudia Leung spent the past year in western Kenya doing research and developing a healthcare model for patients with chronic diseases.
Jyothy Puthumana, MD, uses a specialized echocardiography simulator to better assess trainees’ and experienced cardiologists’ competency on trans esophageal echocardiogram, with the goal of improving patient care.
Kathleen Green, PhD, Joseph L. Mayberry, Sr., Professor of Pathology and Toxicology and professor of Dermatology, has been elected to the German National Academy of Sciences for her scientific achievements.
Northwestern hosted the inaugural State of LGBT Health Symposium, bringing together scientists, policymakers and community members to discuss how federal resources are being mobilized to improve the health of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and gender-nonconforming people.
An expert panel led by Northwestern Medicine investigator Judith Paice, PhD, RN, developed recommendations to help clinicians manage the chronic pain of cancer survivors.
Aarati Didwania, MD, ’04 MSCI, associate professor of Medicine, has been named director of the Honors Program in Medical Education at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that the cholera strain responsible for the 2010 epidemic in Haiti is a hypervirulent variant.