Neha Reddy, a second-year MSTP student, recently co-founded Northwestern’s first Health Hackathon, a two-day event focused on exploring challenges in the current healthcare system and designing creative solutions.
Monthly Archives: February, 2020
High levels of albumin — the most abundant protein in the bloodstream — present in one’s urine may indicate a higher risk of heart failure later in life, according to a study published in JAMA Cardiology.
A recent study has found that the gallbladder may play a crucial role in the transmission of a common infection found in hospital settings, according to findings published in Nature Communications.
Kassandra Samuel, a third-year medical student, is interested in improving surgery — both when patients are under the knife and during their recovery.
Nearly 300 people attended Northwestern’s Biomedical Data Science Day, which included dozens of immersive and interactive workshops and talks on the current state of biomedical data research.
An emerging strategy to boost fight cancer may actually harm certain immune cells, according to a recent study.
A new study has found that psychological influences may be an underappreciated contributor to swallowing disorders, and should be incorporated into evaluations of symptom severity.
A team of Northwestern Medicine investigators identified a specific gene as a key regulator of immune cells called invariant natural killer T cells, which may present therapeutic potential for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.
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.
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.