Northwestern Medicine scientists found increases in patient admissions, length of stay, medical treatments, and resource utilization for infants admitted to neonatal intensive care units with neonatal abstinence syndrome.
Author: Sarah Plumridge
Prarthana Dalal, a first-year medical student, received a 2015 Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship, awarded by the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, to support her project studying a protein involved in inflammation.
Leaders from Northwestern University, the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine and the city of Chicago broke ground on the Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center during a ceremony on May 8.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a previously unknown key regulator of immune response, a protein kinase called Jnk2 that helps maintain cellular homeostasis through a series of physiological processes.
Claudia Leung, a third-year medical student, was recently awarded the Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship to pursue a clinical research project in Kenya to study the causes of heart failure among East Africans.
The Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine has commissioned an ice sculpture exhibition to bring attention to specific people with ALS and the debilitating effects of the disease.
Evangelos Kiskinis, PhD, assistant professor in Neurology and Physiology, uses stem cells to study the motor neurons and genes implicated in ALS.
The Northwestern Medicine Academy for Quality and Safety Improvement received the 2015 Leape Ahead Award from American Association for Physician Leadership.
A distinct pattern in the changing lengths of telomeres years before cancer diagnoses could yield a new biomarker that predict cancer, according to a new study.
Barry Coller, MD, vice president for medical affairs and David Rockefeller Professor at Rockefeller University, will speak at the medical school’s commencement on Monday, May 18.