Deborah Clements, MD, the chair and the Nancy and Warren Furey Professor of Family and Community Medicine, has been honored with the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Thomas W. Johnson Award for her significant contributions to family medicine education.
Month: October 2023
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a more effective way of creating nanotherapeutic vaccines and medicines, according to a study published in ACS Nano.
Northwestern University has been awarded a $24 million grant to standardize measurement tools used to evaluate childhood health nationwide as part of the National Institutes of Health Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Program.
Scientists have uncovered a genetic explanation for a subset of common brain tumors, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a molecular “scaffold” capable of enhancing electrical activity and growth in neurons, which may prove useful in treating spinal cord injuries, per results published in ACS Nano.
Investigators have identified how bacterial infection can alter immune response to precipitate organ rejection in mice, findings which may prove useful for improving transplant tolerance in humans, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Scientists have linked mutations in 11 genes with aggressive prostate cancer, according to the largest-ever study of its kind recently published in JAMA Oncology.
Investigators have discovered a new subtype of interneurons in the retina that allows the eye to see and identify objects better in both the light and in the dark, dismantling previous notions about the inner workings of the retina, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Combining immunotherapy with radiation may be a promising treatment option for patients with advanced soft tissue sarcoma, according to the results of a Northwestern Medicine clinical trial published in JAMA Oncology.
A new Northwestern study details the use of protein-like polymers to potentially combat neovascular age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness.