Northwestern Medicine scientists have recently discovered that two common genetic risk factors for Parkinson’s disease can be regulated with LRRK2 kinase inhibition or GCase enzyme activation, revealing potential for the development of new therapeutics.
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A Northwestern Medicine study found that episodic memory may be improved through the use of noninvasive transcranial magnetic stimulation of the posterior medial network in the hippocampus.
Northwestern’s Operation Warm Blanket program, run by Northwestern Medicine staff and Feinberg students , helps Chicago’s homeless get back on their feet through providing wrap-around services, supportive housing resources and medical care.
Deaths related to choking on objects in children and adolescents — especially among children younger than three years old — have decline steadily for 50 years, according to a study published in JAMA.
Kamya Bijawat, a second-year medical student, spent a month this summer in South Africa studying how wireless infant monitoring sensors developed at Northwestern could improve parent-infant bonding in low-resource settings.
A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that the percentage of Americans who received primary care — especially those who were male, younger, of minority backgrounds or who lived in the southern region of the United States — significantly decreased between 2002 and 2015.
Medical students performed a variety of comedy skits and musical numbers that parodied the medical school experience at the 41st annual performance of In Vivo, Feinberg’s sketch comedy and variety show.
Lymphatic capillaries help regulate the niche microenvironment surrounding stem cells, which promote the regeneration of hair follicles after injury or damage, according to a study published in Science.
A Northwestern Medicine study found that almost 30 percent of healthcare professionals and trainees from high-income countries have performed outside their scope of training while working or volunteering in low- and middle-income countries.