A team of scientists has demonstrated a novel approach to delivering cancer drugs directly to tumor cells, through gold nanoparticles that can be remotely triggered to release therapies.
Yearly Archives: 2018
Medical students in Second Opinions, a student-run pro-bono consulting group, shared their experiences consulting for local healthcare nonprofits at a recent lecture.
Across the medical school, investigators are leading grants for community-engaged research projects that tackle a wide range of specific health challenges in Chicagoland and beyond.
A combination of three therapies was found to provide the greatest benefit to patients with metastatic breast cancer classified as HER2- and hormone receptor-positive, who aren’t candidates for chemotherapy, according to a Northwestern Medicine clinical trial.
An emergency department program focused on geriatric transitional care has reduced the risk of unnecessary admission of older patients at Northwestern Medicine by 33 percent.
Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period.
Scientists have developed an algorithm that uses brain scans to predict language ability in deaf children after they receive a cochlear implant.
Omar Bushara, first-year MD/MPH student, discusses how spending a year teaching biology on Chicago’s South Side crystallized his interest in public health.
The newly launched Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment, directed by Peter Penzes, PhD, aims to deepen understanding of the biological bases of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders.