Standard guidelines are needed for prescribing opioids to children discharged after a sickle cell disease pain episode, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Monthly Archives: November, 2016
Feinberg’s PhD in healthcare quality and patient safety program aims to prevent 440,000 deaths each year in the United States caused by medical errors.
New Northwestern Medicine research shows how astrocytes, a type of cell in the brain, may play a role in regulating a pathway that is overactive in Parkinson’s disease.
A Northwestern research team has developed a first-of-its-kind flexible microfluidic device that adheres to the skin and measures the wearer’s sweat.
A new strategy for targeting a protein called GRP78 could be used to simultaneously provide diagnostic imaging and deliver treatment for inflammatory breast cancer, according to a recent study.
Two HIV-associated cancers are less common since the advent of antiretroviral therapy, but still occur in patients with controlled HIV, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and SNMA hosted a talk to promote awareness and discuss the public health response at Standing Rock, North Dakota.
A new study shows potential mechanisms leading to the activation of a mutated gene in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
Matthew Doerfler, a second-year medical student, majored in biomedical engineering as an undergrad, and now brings those skills to his global health research at Feinberg.