Scientists discovered a previously unknown receptor site in a voltage-gated sodium channel, suggesting that a commonly-used cancer drug could be used to target this channel and relieve pain.
Browsing: Clinical Breakthroughs
Perioperative chemotherapy treatment did not improve overall survival for patients with resectable pancreatic cancer, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine clinical trial.
Working with large, multicenter teams, Northwestern clinician-scientists have examined treatments for blood clotting in critically ill patients with COVID-19, and explored therapies that could reduce disease progression and hospitalization.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified a protein kinase called DYRK1A and its downstream substrates as potential therapeutic targets for treating pediatric patients with B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
A new antibody drug demonstrated similar efficacy to currently available therapies to treat advanced ERBB2-positive breast cancer, according to a recent clinical trial.
A new anti-obesity medication is almost twice as effective at helping individuals lose weight than current weight-loss drugs, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a potential multi-faceted therapeutic target for preventing and treating the metabolic syndrome, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified a potential combined targeted therapy approach for treating glioblastoma, according to a recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports.
Feinberg investigators continue to investigate new treatments for COVID-19 and share insights on combating misinformation and mitigating the disease’s spread.
A drug that demonstrated neuroprotective effect and slowed disease progression in animal models of Parkinson’s disease showed no symptomatic benefit in patients with the neurodegenerative disorder, according to results from a clinical trial led by Northwestern Medicine investigators.