First-year medical students explored the applied arts during a five-week seminar in medical humanities and bioethics.
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Medical students in the Fein Yarns and Healing Threads student group work with patients at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago on their fine motor skills through knitting, and making baby hats for underserved patient populations.
A recent study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found a newer left ventricular assist device performed at least as well as existing devices on the market for patients with advanced heart failure.
A phase 1 clinical trial of venetoclax and rituximab combination therapy was shown to be an effective chemo-free treatment option for patients with difficult-to-treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
As part of their community health project, first-year medical students presented on the barriers populations in different Chicago neighborhoods face to lead healthy lives.
Northwestern Medicine scientists identified the process by which a calcium channel called the CRAC channel opens and closes, and how mutations in the channel structures that control its opening cause disease.
Northwestern housestaff took part in the first McGaw Resident and Fellow Wellness Week, aimed at addressing burnout and providing strategies to improve wellness.
Northwestern Medicine scientists showed how the overexpression of the protein SNRK in cardiac tissue improves cardiac metabolism and is protective against ischemic conditions.
Northwestern Medicine scientists and co-authors defined a role for the WAVE1 protein in the cellular mechanisms behind cocaine addiction.
Northwestern Medicine hosted a symposium for the one-year anniversary of the implementation of the National Institutes of Health’s landmark sex-inclusion policy.