Disrupting the brain’s orbitofrontal cortex with a noninvasive stimulation technique impairs a person’s ability to make inference-based decisions and may help treat psychiatric disorders, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Monthly Archives: February, 2020
After a stint at the Department of Health and Human Services, Ariel Thames, a third-year MSTP student, is working to do the most good by using her policy knowledge and scientific acumen to channel research discoveries into effective treatments.
Northwestern Medicine has opened a new 10,000 square foot Clinical Research Hub to enhance the investigative scope and infrastructure for clinical research and to improving participant experiences.
Drinking flavanol-rich cocoa three times a day improved walking distance in individuals with peripheral artery disease, reports a new Northwestern Medicine pilot study published in Circulation Research.
A new study has found no evidence that the 2019 novel coronavirus, COVID-19, is passed from women in their third trimester to the fetus in the womb.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that mutations in the largest genetic contributor to ALS leads to the dysfunction and eventual degeneration of certain specialized subtypes in the brain. The findings may lead to development of novel therapeutic interventions for the disease.
Elagolix, a newly developed orally administered drug, was effective in reducing heavy menstrual bleeding in women with uterine fibroids, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine clinical trial.
Virginia Bishop, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Preventive Medicine in the Division of Public Health Practice, was a respected colleague, educator and advocate for diversity, inclusion and equity in healthcare and medical education.
The medical school’s 18-month-long self-study process, part of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education’s accreditation process, kicked off last week.
Norrina Allen, PhD, is the new director of the Center for Epidemiology and Population Health.