Children with COVID-19 experience severe illness less frequently than adults, but the disease can still be dangerous, according to a recent study.
Monthly Archives: May, 2020
James Hill, ’74 MD, ’79 GME, has dedicated much of his career to advocating for diversity in medicine and orthopaedic surgery.
Small projections of dendritic spines known as spinules are unexpectedly dynamic, while a stable subgroup may form multi-synaptic spine connections, according to the first detailed study of their behavior.
Tricia Pendergrast, a first-year student, helped start GetMePPEChicago, an organization that has distributed more than 60,000 N95 protective masks and other protective personal equipment to healthcare workers around the city.
According to several recent editorials published by Feinberg faculty, there are large and complex issues to grapple with, from COVID-19’s devastating impact on African-Americans to maintaining critical care standards in the face of an unprecedented pandemic.
Scientists from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Belgrade have pinpointed the electrophysiological mechanism behind upper motor neuron disease, unlocking the door to potential treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative diseases.
A Northwestern Medicine study has identified looped neural connections between the cortex and thalamus, providing a new understanding of connectivity between the two brain regions.
ISGMH Awarded $13.7 Million to Study HIV, Relationships and Substance Use in Sexual and Gender Minorities
Northwestern’s Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing was recently awarded a $13.7 million, five-year grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to advance and expand its innovative RADAR research program on HIV, relationships, and substance use among young men who have sex with men, transgender women, and nonbinary individuals assigned male at birth in Chicago.
Supplementing lab animal diets with a chemical precursor of the molecule NAD+ countered certain age-related declines in circadian rhythm function, according to a recent study.