Scientists from five institutions, including Northwestern, discovered a cancer-specific biomarker found in all stages of breast, prostate and pancreatic cancers.
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The 10th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day featured a record-setting 324 scientific posters presented by faculty, fellows, residents and students from Feinberg’s graduate, medical and physician-scientist programs.
M. Marsel Mesulam, MD, director of the Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Center, will travel to Philadelphia at the end of April to be honored at the annual American Academy of Neurology meeting.
Marcus Peter, PhD, professor in Medicine-Hematology/Oncology, has discovered how the removal of a known “tumor suppressor” causes cancer cells to kill themselves.
Developed by Gregory Dumanian, MD, and Todd A Kuiken, MD, PhD, targeted muscle reinnervation enables an amputee to control motorized prosthetic devices and regain sensory feedback. New research also shows that it reduces neuroma pain from cut nerve endings.
The effort has already combined more than a million patient records in the Windy City and recently received a $7 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
A newly funded study will be used to identify brain and behavioral indicators at preschool age that predict whether or not early onset mental health problems persist through adolescence.
Acclaimed physiologist and expert in the biomechanics of skeletal muscle will arrive at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine later this year.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has strengthened its position among the top research-oriented institutions, maintaining its spot at No. 18 on the 2015 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Kristi Holmes, PhD, joins the medical school from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was a bioinformaticist focused on research impact and genomic medicine.