Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a new biomarker to identify which patients with brain tumors called glioblastomas — the most common and malignant of primary brain tumors — might benefit from immunotherapy.
Month: November 2021
Neurodegenerative Disease Research Inc. has made a five-year, $12.5 million philanthropic commitment to Northwestern to support research in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) led by Teepu Siddique, MD.
Northwestern Medicine scientists continue to tackle every facet of the COVID-19 pandemic, from investigating coronavirus vaccines’ potential for providing immunity against similar coronaviruses to developing novel rapid antigen-based tests and examining disparities in COVID-19 case and mortality rates in Chicago.
Dapagliflozin, a drug commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, improved heart failure-related symptoms and physical limitations in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
Scientists have discovered a potential biomarker that could more accurately identify which patients with non-hypermutated cancers will respond to specialized immunotherapy drugs.
A combination of drugs could fix the broken lysosomal enzyme pathway in Parkinson’s disease-afflicted neurons, according to a recent study.
On November 5, students in the Master of Prosthetics & Orthotics (MPO) program through Northwestern’s Prosthetics-Orthotics Center constructed more than 50 braces for teddy bears gifted to pediatric patients at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital.
Respiratory syncytial virus infection during infancy results in metabolic reprogramming in epithelial cells lining the airway, according to a recent study.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has uncovered herpes’ sneaky strategy for infecting the nervous system, opening a path to long-needed vaccine development for the virus.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has been awarded a $550,000 grant to support the retention of early-career clinician investigators experiencing family caregiving challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.