Media Coverage

The work done by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine faculty members (and even some students) is regularly highlighted in newspapers, online media outlets and more. Below you’ll find links to articles and videos of Feinberg in the news.

The Washington Post 0

Still, stories like Higgins’s are rare in the United States for a number of reasons, including the tiny market for patients in their 50s and older who want to carry a pregnancy, and certain medical guidelines that discourage IVF in patients older than 55, said Eve Feinberg, an associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University. “I’m inspired by the miracle of science,” Feinberg told The Washington Post. “They took a really big gamble; they luckily ended up on the favorable side of things.”

The New York Times 0

“Being really open and direct is the best way,” said Dr. Danesh Alam, a psychiatrist and the medical director of behavior health services at Northwestern Medicine Central Dupage Hospital. Dr. Alam suggested studying up for conversations, preparing some questions and topics in order to chat with more intention and keep things on topic.

U.S. News & World Report 0

Dr. Yolanda Holler-Managan, a pediatric neurologist and assistant professor of pediatrics at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, said she doesn’t see why this method wouldn’t work for children, too. In both age groups, the olfactory nerve can regenerate every six to eight weeks. As the nerve heals, training can help strengthen the sense of smell.

Fox News 0

A team of experts at Northwestern Medicine published peer-reviewed findings in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology on Tuesday. The study intended to characterize the range of neurologic manifestations “long haulers” endure. Researchers analyzed 100 non-hospitalized “long haulers,” 50 of which had confirmed positive virus tests and 50 did not. The average age of participants was 43, and the majority of participants were female.

Fox News 0

Most non-hospitalized coronavirus “long haulers,” or patients facing symptoms over a month later, report more than four neurologic symptoms, with “brain fog” being the most predominant, according to what researchers say is the first study of its kind. A team of experts at Northwestern Medicine published peer-reviewed findings in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology on Tuesday.

The New York Times 0

“We are seeing people who are really highly, highly functional individuals, used to multitasking all the time and being on top of their game, but, all of a sudden, it’s really a struggle for them,” said Dr. Igor J. Koralnik, the chief of neuro-infectious diseases and global neurology at Northwestern Medicine, who oversees the clinic and is the senior author of the study.

HealthDay 0

“Timing is what’s important, and earlier seems to be better,” said study author Kristen Knutson, an associate professor at the Center for Sleep and Circadian Medicine at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. “Our ability to process the food we eat works better in the morning.”

Chicago Tribune 0

“Currently, many transplant centers are worried about the risk of transmission of COVID-19 from donors, particularly for lung transplants, and are unnecessarily discarding these organs,” said Dr. Michael Ison, infectious diseases and organ transplantation specialist at Northwestern Medicine, in a news release.


The pandemic has brought a form of grieving for everyone, and this is certainly true for grandparents with the time lost in their relationships with their grandkids. Reset talks with two aging care experts on what grandparents are going through at this time and to share advice on how to support these bonds.

GUESTS: Kerry Byrne, founder of The Long Distance Grandparent; aging care researcher

Dr. June McKoy, professor of medicine in geriatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


According to Dr. Borna Bonakdarpour, a professor of neurology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, the feelings of brain fog can be caused by a wide range of factors, including isolation, anxiety, lack of sleep, a decreased level of exercise and more. All of those feelings can fatigue the brain, especially the frontal network, which contributes to memory, recall and attention.

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