The Institute for Global Health hosted their second annual Global Health Day, highlighting traditional development issues as well as the impact COVID-19 has had on the field.
Yearly Archives: 2020
Using proxy measures of preparedness for hypertension or diabetes care did not accurately assess the ability of low- and middle-income countries to treat patients, according to a study published in PLOS Medicine.
A signaling molecule produced by the lymphatic vasculature could be used to promote cardiac repair after heart attack, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature.
David M. Sabatini, MD, PhD, professor of biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
known for his landmark discoveries in the area of cell signaling and growth regulation, is the recipient of the 2020 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science at Northwestern University.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified a novel “gate latch” mechanism within the Orai1 ion channel that is essential for proper activation of the immune system.
Double lung transplants performed by Northwestern Medicine surgeons in patients with irreversible lung damage from COVID-19 helped save lives, according to a recent study.
Rosalia Garcia, a first-year student in the Physician Assistant (PA) Program, has started a dialogue program for PA students and taken a leadership role in the Students for Patient Advocacy and Research in the Community group.
William “Bill” Schnaper, MD, professor of Pediatrics, who passed away recently after a long illness, was remembered as a committed scientist, friend and champion of mentorship.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that inserting dietary antioxidants into the mitochondria of cancer cells may inhibit overall tumor growth.
A gene mutation discovered in a small Amish community in Indiana has inspired the use of a new experimental drug for COVID-19 that reduces blood clotting.