Providing individualized feedback about the risk of developing cardiovascular disease to community health center patients increased treatment discussions with primary care physicians, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
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Northwestern scientists have developed a microfluidic device to sort neural stem cell populations, making them easier to study, a tool may lead to a better understanding of how stem cells function.
Northwestern’s sponsored research awards grew to $620 million in fiscal year 2015, the largest amount in the University’s history, including awards to Feinberg School of Medicine scientists, which topped $400 million.
Alexis Thompson, MD, MPH and Jane Winter, MD, have been elected to the executive committee of the American Society of Hematology (ASH).
The NUCATS Institute and the Innovation and New Ventures Office recently announced the recipients of funding to assist promising biomedical research and moving it into a self-supporting commercial pathway.
A team of researchers from Lurie Children’s, Rush University, the University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Chicago and the Howard Brown Health Center has received funding from the National Institutes of Health to integrate substance use screening and brief intervention into the traditional community-based HIV testing environment.
A multi-center team of scientists have received funding from the National Cancer Institute to develop compounds that may lead to an entirely new treatment for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). The grant, which will provide $1.58 million over three years, will support medicinal chemistry, molecular modeling, and biological testing to optimize small molecule CXCR4-receptor antagonists and agonists.
Vahid Yaghmai, MD, professor of Radiology, has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 Honored Educator Award from the Radiology Society of North America.
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.
From neurons in an autism-causing condition to inflamed human lung tissue macrophage cells, compelling images illustrate a broad array of scientific findings this year. A selection of eye-catching images from research published by faculty at Feinberg in 2014.