Slowing mutant fruit flies’ metabolic rates can prevent detrimental effects of many genetic mutations, according a new study published in the journal Cell.
Monthly Archives: July, 2019
Four Northwestern Medicine hospitals have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2019-20 Best Hospitals rankings, with Northwestern Memorial Hospital named among the top 10 hospitals in the U.S.
Medical student Shivani Baisiwala investigates glioblastoma in the laboratory of Atique Ahmed, PhD, while also pursuing pro-bono healthcare consulting and finding time to explore Chicago’s neighborhoods.
Sheetal Kircher, MD, ’11 GME, is laser-focused on cancer drug distribution and pricing: she spent a year as a health policy fellow at the ASCO and published a paper on the topic in JAMA.
Thomas Shanley, MD, chair of Pediatrics, has been named as nominee for election as President and CEO of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Two Northwestern Medicine investigators were among five Northwestern University faculty recently awarded the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed and validated a tool to predict which patients with pre-osteoarthritis are at high risk for developing disability in the future.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that the protein FMRP — the loss of which leads to Fragile X syndrome — is a novel reader of RNA methylation.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Northwestern University a five-year, $46 million grant to renew the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.
An emerging class of cancer drugs has shown promise in treating pancreatic cancer, but the drugs may cause severe liver damage when combined with high-fat diets, according to study published in PNAS.