In 2022, Feinberg established research into social determinants of health as a priority. To better understand the impact of social determinants of health, Feinberg investigators have been leading studies that provide new insights into how a person’s neighborhood can positively or negatively affect their health.
Robert A. Lamb, PhD, professor emeritus of Microbiology-Immunology and of Molecular Biosciences and an internationally recognized authority on influenza, died September 2. He was 72.
Bethany Ekesa, associate director of Feinberg’s Sponsored Project and Research Catalysts (SPARC) team, was selected as the recipient of the 2023 Jean E. Shedd University Citizenship Award.
A combination immunotherapy treatment of nivolumab plus ipilimumab was associated with no improvement in survival for advanced cancers other than melanoma, when compared to nivolumab alone, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine meta-analysis published in JAMA Oncology.
Investigators have discovered novel intercellular “crosstalk” between epidermal keratinocytes and melanoma cells that promotes cancer growth and metastasis, which could also serve as biomarkers for early cancer detection, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered how the PD-1 protein controls essential metabolic processes in tumor cells to promote cancer growth in T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas, according to a study published in Nature Cancer.
Feinberg principal investigators secured $706 million in research funding and awards during the 2022-23 fiscal year, which is a nearly nine percent increase over the previous year, and the largest amount in the school’s history.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a novel molecular pathway that promotes tumor growth in uterine fibroids, findings that could inform the development of new targeted therapies, according to a recent study.
A new study suggests that a dysfunction in neurons’ synapses leads to deficits in dopamine and precedes the neurodegeneration previously thought to cause Parkinson’s disease.
Feinberg investigators, students, trainees and faculty celebrated discovery and presented scientific research at Feinberg’s 17th annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day on Sept. 14.