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.
Valsartan, an angiotensin II receptor blocker drug, delayed disease progression and improved cardiac structure and function in patients with early-stage hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, according to a recent clinical trial.
A recent study identified a gene that is critical for daily behavioral rhythms, involved in a molecular pathway by which the core circadian clock controls daily sleep-wake cycles.
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago has recruited an internationally recognized surgeon-scientist, Thomas H. Inge, MD, PhD, as the hospital’s next surgeon-in-chief.
A previously unknown mechanism involving the protein Scribble helps maintain polarity in cells, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A new injectable therapy harnesses “dancing molecules” to reverse paralysis and repair tissue after severe spinal cord injuries, allowing animal subjects to regain the ability to walk.
The student-led Ophthalmology Interest Group recently held a suturing workshop, offering Feinberg students the opportunity to practice surgical techniques on mock organs.
Fatty acid uptake produces an epigenetic modification that is required for cancer metastasis, according to a study published in Nature.
Second-year medical students presented Area of Scholarly Concentration (AOSC) research projects during a virtual session held November 5.