The presence of cancer cells in the bloodstream of patients with early-stage breast cancer may be predictive of benefit from radiotherapy after surgery, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Monthly Archives: May, 2018
A Northwestern Medicine study has expanded the understanding of nicotine’s influences on the brain’s reward pathway, with implications for the development of anti-addiction therapies.
A team of scientists has uncovered the precise cells that flow into and harm the lung soon after a transplant. The study, published in The Journal of Clinical Investigation, may lead to drug therapies that target the destructive cells.
All Feinberg students complete a two-week Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation clerkship at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, where they are encouraged to think about their patients’ overall function, rather than just their illness.
A team of scientists has discovered that in children with epilepsy thought to be caused by a spontaneous mutation, about 10 percent of parents in fact carry the same variant in a small proportion of their own cells.
Genetic mutations dysregulating synapse function contribute to a toxic cascade that leads to neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
On May 21, members of the class of 2018, faculty, friends and family members gathered at Navy Pier to celebrate Feinberg’s 159th convocation.
Feinberg faculty and fourth-year medical students gathered to recognize clinical and academic achievement at the sixth annual Honors Day, held May 19.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered an epigenetic imbalance that can lead to cancer, and used these findings to inhibit tumors in models.
Drugs commonly used to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child during pregnancy were not associated with a higher risk of adverse birth outcomes, according to a new study.