Our News Center content team curates collections of news stories and media coverage about Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to show the expertise of the medical school in topics that have a broad societal impact.
The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has lead to unprecedented public health efforts to manage and contain the spread of disease. Physicians, investigators, and public health experts from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine are combining their efforts, mobilizing resources, and developing tools to help save lives and prevent the spread of disease.
Northwestern Medicine cardiologists and Department of Cardiology investigators are at the leading edge of research and clinical care, from discovering new treatments for disorders of the heart and cardiovascular disease, to delving into the fundamental basis of disease.
Experts from the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and across the entire Northwestern Medicine health system are part of a concerted effort to improve treatments and prevention efforts for cancer of all varieties, and to advance the scientific understanding of the growth and development of cancer throughout the body.
Neurology and Neuroscience
An interdisciplinary and collaborative effort across Northwestern departments, centers, and institutes is unified in a single goal: a “full-spectrum” investigation of the nature of the brain and neurological disease, including efforts to improve and develop life-saving treatments, as well as delving into every aspect the nervous system, from genes and molecules to dendrites and axons, as well as circuits, systems and behavior.
Aging and Longevity
Beyond managing the manifestations of aging itself, Northwestern investigators are committed to discovery aimed at promoting optimal health and well-being among individuals and families over their entire life span.
Artificial Intelligence in Medicine
Northwestern scientists are deploying innovating strategies to apply augmented intelligence to human health. The creative application of artificial intelligence, machine learning and stored information to improve pattern recognition, genetic analysis and deep phenotyping of health data is anchored by Northwestern investigators’s commitment to responsible, ethical and open science.