D. James Surmeier, PhD, the chair and Nathan Smith Davis Professor of Neuroscience, has been named the winner of the 2021 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education.
Month: September 2021
Blocking an inhibitory pathway within a subset of specialized T-cells may improve overall immune response against virally driven cancers, according to findings published in Nature.
Many cancers produce an enzyme called IDO that suppresses immune system activity, but the long-held hypothesis of how this mechanism operates requires revision, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A salt substitute with less sodium reduced rates of stroke and heart attack in rural China, according to a recent trial.
Lewis Landsberg, MD, former dean of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and chair of the Department of Medicine, whose thirty-year career at Northwestern transformed the medical school, passed away recently.
First-year medical student Cheryl Mensah is looking forward to using the knowledge, skills and clinical experience she’ll acquire during medical school to educate and empower patients and advocate for health equity.
Harmful side effects from a common chemotherapy drug could be prevented in patients with a specific mutation by targeting retinoic acid receptors, according to a recent study.
A new partnership of five universities integrates community needs with academic learning.
Northwestern Medicine is part of the research team on a $185 million NIH project that will explore the millions of genetic variants that cause disease around the world.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have characterized several variants of the gene GRIK2 that cause nonsyndromic neurodevelopmental disorder.