Northwestern has established the new Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research, which will provide investigators and patients more support while uncovering new discoveries from applied and basic science research on allergies.
Monthly Archives: September, 2019
The first prostate cancer treatment based on the genetic makeup of the cancer resulted in significant improvements, according to a large international trial led by Northwestern Medicine investigators.
Three Chicagoland high school students created the PeelTowel, a citrus peel-based, anti-microbial paper towel, and tested it in the laboratory of Alan Hauser, MD, PhD, vice chair of the Department of Microbiology-Immunology.
A recent investigation published in Nature Communications revealed how damage to a neural circuit can cause amnesia.
The annual “State of IPHAM” address kicked off the academic year’s IPHAM Seminar Series by telling the story of the institute through its values: impact, health equity, diversity, respect, collaboration, research excellence, and sharing knowledge and benefits.
New PhD students from around the world have arrived on the Chicago campus to join several of the PhD programs on campus, including the Driskill Graduate Program in the Life Sciences, Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience program, Medical Scientist Training Program, Clinical Psychology PhD Program and Health Sciences Integrated PhD Program.
Boosting the activity of newly-created neurons mimicked the effect of antidepressant medication in mouse models, according to a recent study.
A new study provided evidence that current guidelines for genetic screenings for colorectal cancer-associated genes are missing patients and should be expanded.
Jordan Coleman, a third-year medical student, previously worked as a chaplain in prisons, homeless shelters and hospitals — an experience that enhances his clinical experiences today.
Many hospital rating systems are inconsistent and suffer from fundamental weaknesses, according to experts, as reported by a new Northwestern Medicine study.