An interdisciplinary Northwestern University team has developed a pair of soft, flexible wireless sensors that replace the tangle of wire-based sensors that currently monitor babies in hospitals’ neonatal intensive care units and pose a barrier to parent-baby cuddling and physical bonding.
Monthly Archives: February, 2019
Ankit Bharat, MBBS, the Harold L. & Margaret N. Method Research Professor of Surgery, has been named chief of Thoracic Surgery in the Department of Surgery.
Julie Kelman, a third-year medical student, was the first author of a study that found an association between neighborhood density of convenience stores and the development of coronary artery calcification.
Abnormal activation of a small population of neurons may contribute to motor learning and motor function deficits in patients with Parkinson’s disease, according to a recent study.
In the Education-Centered Medical Home program, Feinberg students learn to provide primary care to vulnerable populations living in Chicago.
Northwestern Medicine investigators discovered a method to modulate levels of a protein that is known to drive inflammation, by manipulating levels of an amino acid known as serine.
Zaira Gasanova, a second-year medical student, investigated the effectiveness of interventions that improved neonatal mortality in Senegal.
Northwestern investigators are exploring the potential of bacterial toxins to be turned into therapeutic agents to effectively ward off disease.
Scientists identified over 500 genetic variants associated with tobacco or alcohol use, in a genome-wide association study recently published in Nature Genetics.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a novel strategy that could improve the efficacy of immunotherapy in treating chronic viral infections.