A drug that demonstrated neuroprotective effect and slowed disease progression in animal models of Parkinson’s disease showed no symptomatic benefit in patients with the neurodegenerative disorder, according to results from a clinical trial led by Northwestern Medicine investigators.
Monthly Archives: January, 2021
Abbey Filicko, a third-year medical student, presented findings from her community-based participatory research project in partnership with Chicago Public Schools at this year’s American Public Health Association (APHA) virtual annual meeting.
An experimental drug called ezogabine reduced spinal neuron excitability in patients with ALS, according to a recent study.
Homer1, a protein that’s important for neural plasticity and learning, is part of a large network of proteins in the brain that help ensure new connections are wired correctly, according to a new study.
Nayo Hill, PT, DPT, a student in the Doctor of Physical Therapy/PhD Engineering dual-degree program (DPT/PhD), recently defended her dissertation on the use of probes to explore neural mechanisms driving movement impairments following brain injury.
A multi-disciplinary team of investigators led by Northwestern scientists have developed a novel wireless device that can constantly monitor pressure and temperature between the patient’s skin and prosthesis, improving overall comfort and wellbeing.
Susan Quaggin, MD, has been elected president of the American Society of Nephrology.
Vitrectomy surgery and intravitreal injections showed similar effectiveness in improving overall vision for patients with advanced diabetic retinopathy, according to results from a clinical trial published in JAMA.
A new study published in Nature Communications has found evidence deep within the skin about the mechanisms controlling skin repair and renewal.
Overall mortality for patients hospitalized for COVID-19 in the U.S. during the first half of 2020 was 18.4 percent, with more than half of all deaths occurring in Black and Hispanic patients, according to findings published in the journal Circulation.