Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified new molecular details regarding how white blood cells move across the walls of microvessels during inflammation, revealing new potential molecular targets for treating the condition, according to a new study published in the journal Immunity.
Month: August 2023
Brian Lee, a second-year student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), was the lead author of a study that found that a new combination therapy regimen improved survival in patients with B-cell lymphoma by 30 percent.
Kristi Holmes, PhD, professor of Preventive Medicine, director of Northwestern’s Galter Health Sciences Library and chief of knowledge management for the Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, has been named the new associate dean for knowledge management and strategy at Feinberg.
Debra Duquette, ’92 MS, associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, has been named the new director of Feinberg’s Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling (GPGC), effective August 1.
Sexual minority women have a higher risk of postpartum depression but are less likely to have their sexual identities documented in electronic medical records, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA Psychiatry.
The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study has received a 10-year $11 million grant renewal from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health.
Santhanam Suresh, MD, MBA, ’91 GME, professor of Anesthesiology in the Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology and a professor of Pediatrics, has been named the recipient of this year’s Excellence in Education Award, given by the American Society of Anesthesiologists.
An experimental drug targeting a genetic variant linked to Parkinson’s disease had no effect on patients, according to the results of a new clinical trial published in The Lancet Neurology.
Combining immunotherapy with a tumor-targeted virus may help extend survival in some patients with recurrent glioblastoma, according to the results of a trial published in Nature Medicine.
Dimitri Krainc, MD, the chair and Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor of Neurology and director of the Simpson Querrey Center for Neurogenetics, has been elected president of the American Neurological Association (ANA).