Northwestern contributes to several programs that engage young learners in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education activities and helps them explore the many career opportunities in medicine and biomedical research.
Monthly Archives: April, 2019
More than 600 alumni and guests gathered at Alumni Weekend to reminisce about their time at Northwestern, catch up with former classmates and learn about the latest developments at the medical school.
A drug called niraparib showed clinically relevant activity in women with relapsed ovarian cancer who had exhausted all previous treatment options, according to a recent study.
High doses of vitamin D, in combination with chemotherapy, may improve progression-free survival in patients with advanced colorectal cancer, according to a clinical trial published in JAMA.
A delegation from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, including Northwestern oncology leaders, recently met with health leaders in Bolivia to begin generating cancer treatment recommendations to fit the country’s unique needs.
A team of scientists has identified new genetic regions associated with asthma in people of African ancestry, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
Yvette Wong, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD, has received The Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars Fellowship Award, in support of her exceptional research in the basic neurosciences.
A recent study has shed light on how different strains of bacteria compete to cause pneumonia, findings that could inform how to best prevent infection.
Oluwaferanmi Okanlami, MD, MS, shared perspectives on disability in medicine and promoting a more inclusive and accessible health system during the Spring Diversity and Inclusion Lyceum Lecture.
Jordan Rook, a fourth-year student, measured medical students’ views on healthcare reform and political engagement, publishing the findings in the journal Academic Medicine.