Dapagliflozin, a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor, reduced the risk of cardiovascular-related morality and hospitalization in patients with heart failure, regardless of ejection fraction, according to a series of clinical trial reports.
Month: September 2022
Chronic lung disease is still the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., making chronic lung disease both a research and clinical priority for many academic medical centers across the U.S. — including the Feinberg School of Medicine.
Investigators discovered that the loss of the gene SLIT2 in circulating tumor cells regulates metastasis of prostate cancer tumors, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A new award to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) will enhance capabilities of data management and sharing for National Institutes of Health-funded researchers through the Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative (GREI), led by the NIH Office of Data Science Strategy.
Fourth-year medical student Daniel Sasson was a lead author of a study which found that transgender and non-binary adolescents who received top surgery demonstrated improved perceptions of chest dysphoria, gender congruence and body image.
Mortality rates for ischemic heart disease in Asian American subpopulations were found to be more burdensome than previously reported, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Northwestern University has announced the endowment of the Ryan Family Center for Global Primary Care, focused on improving the quality of primary care throughout the world.
Jeremy Nathans, MD, PhD, the recipient of the 2022 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science, delivered a keynote lecture on the molecular mechanisms of visual systems.
A new grant will fund the hiring of 15 new tenure-track faculty, along with tactics to ensure the success of faculty members from underrepresented populations.
Students in the MD, Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs worked together during a recent interprofessional education session.