A new study reveals the biochemical mechanisms underlying kidney hypertrophy. The findings were published in a paper coauthored by Eric G. Neilson, MD, vice president for Medical Affairs and Lewis Landsberg Dean.
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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands visited Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine on June 3 to announce research collaborations between Northwestern and three Dutch universities, focused on the study of healthy aging.
For three graduates of Feinberg’s Class of 2015, this year’s commencement marked both the completion of their medical degrees, and the beginning of their careers as physicians in the United States armed forces.
Enrollees in Feinberg’s Master of Science in Clinical Investigation (MSCI) program developed research projects including a yoga intervention for patients with Parkinson’s disease and a cardiovascular risk assessment for cholesterol guidelines.
A new study that examines the role of white blood cells called innate lymphoid cells may offer insight into why women are more likely than men to develop autoimmune diseases including multiple sclerosis.
A team of Northwestern University students and faculty launched a start-up, Opticent Health, which recently received an award from the National Science Foundation to bring their technology innovation to the market.
A study shows that an experimental compound has promise for attacking HIV via a new route – cutting off the virus’s pipeline of sugar and nutrients.
Thomas Shanley, MD, a national leader in pediatric intensive care, has been appointed chair of the department of Pediatrics at Feinberg and chairman of the Department of Medicine at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified two drugs that stimulate stem cells in the central nervous system with the potential to repair the protective coating around neurons damaged in multiple sclerosis.
Despite previous findings suggesting a link between soy intake and decreased asthma severity, a new Northwestern Medicine study shows that soy supplements do not improve lung function for patients with asthma.