Northwestern’s Operation Warm Blanket program, run by Northwestern Medicine staff and Feinberg students , helps Chicago’s homeless get back on their feet through providing wrap-around services, supportive housing resources and medical care.
Monthly Archives: December, 2019
These images illustrate the physical reality Northwestern scientists work within, striving to uncover the mysteries of biology, chemistry and medicine.
Deaths related to choking on objects in children and adolescents — especially among children younger than three years old — have decline steadily for 50 years, according to a study published in JAMA.
Kamya Bijawat, a second-year medical student, spent a month this summer in South Africa studying how wireless infant monitoring sensors developed at Northwestern could improve parent-infant bonding in low-resource settings.
A new lipid nanoparticle drug helped make tumor cells more vulnerable to therapy, significantly prolonging survival in models of glioblastoma.
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that the percentage of Americans who received primary care — especially those who were male, younger, of minority backgrounds or who lived in the southern region of the United States — significantly decreased between 2002 and 2015.
A cytoskeletal protein called vimentin helps prevent the nuclei of cells that must navigate through tight spaces in the body from rupturing, according to a recent study.
A unified vision for health equity in Chicago was the focus of the second IPHAM Population Health Forum, where scientists and community partners presented and discussed their work in a variety of areas.
Feinberg has had an exceptional year of scientific inquiry, ranging from examining the most basic systems that make our bodies tick to developing breakthrough therapies and treatment strategies.
Feinberg’s new Institute for Global Health hosted its inaugural Global Health Day symposium, a day-long event that featured presentations from each of the institute’s constituent Centers, a poster session, several panels and keynote speakers.