A new three-dimensional imaging technique invented by Northwestern scientists greatly improves the visibility of brain tumors in magnetic resonance imaging scans.
Month: October 2020
A recent Northwestern Medicine perspective piece published in journal Academic Medicine discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic could impact gender equity within the field, specifically the retention and advancement of women.
Tanya Simuni, MD, director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, has received a multimillion-dollar grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation to identify biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease progression for use in clinical trials for novel therapies.
Kristine Healy, MPH, PA-C, assistant professor of Medical Education and associate director of Feinberg’s Physician Assistant program, has received the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants’ Lifetime Achievement Award for her service and dedication to physician assistant advocacy, education and clinical practice.
Targeting the proteins CD47 and HER2 may eliminate radioresistant breast cancer cells and enable more effective radiotherapy treatments for patients, according to a new study.
Nicholas Soulakis, PhD, assistant professor of Preventive Medicine in the Divisions of Health and Biomedical Informatics and Epidemiology, discussed lessons learned from his experience leading COVID-19 contract tracing efforts for the Illinois Department of Public Health during a recent webinar.
Measuring acid reflux with a wireless electrode can help clinicians determine if patients can stop taking proton pump inhibitors, a medication commonly prescribed for gastroesophageal reflux disease.
The impact of COVID-19 on cancer patients has been a stark reality for many cancer centers around the world. For the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, a combination of time and dedication to patient care and research has resulted in the development of robust COVID-19 testing protocols to ensure the safety and health of every patient, physician and staff member.
Maxwell Edmonds, a third-year medical student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), recently defended his doctoral thesis on generating testicular organoids and looks back on his Feinberg journey so far.
William Grobman, MD, MBA, ’97 ’00 GME, vice chair for clinical operations and the Arthur Hale Curtis, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.