The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University has received a Merit Extension Award from the National Cancer Institute, one of only two Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation to earn the recognition.
Monthly Archives: October, 2021
From teasing out determinants of health disparities to developing precision medicine treatments, clinicians and scientists from the Lurie Cancer Center are dramatically changing the landscape for all men with prostate cancer.
The underexpression of a specific metabolic enzyme is a common and adverse epigenetic modulating feature in clear cell renal cell carcinoma, which accounts for 80 percent of all kidney cancers, according to a recent study.
Tisagenlecleucel, a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell immunotherapy, demonstrated safety and efficacy in pediatric patients with relapsed and refractory B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, according to recent findings.
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD; Melissa Simon, MD, MPH; and Guillermo Ameer, ScD; have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Deborah Smith Clements, MD, received the Illinois Academy of Family Physician’s Distinguished Service Award.
New assistant dean for medical education Linda Suleiman, MD, weaves health equity into her curriculum goals and her own career as an orthopaedic surgeon.
T-cells respond to buildup of alpha-synuclein with a harmful auto-immune response, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Science.
Second-year medical student Veronica Zheng is the co-founder of the “Walk with a Future Doc” program, which connects community members and Feinberg medical students to discuss important health topics while taking weekly walks in Chicago parks.