On September 10, the 36 new students in Feinberg’s Physician Assistant Program Class of 2023 received their white coats during an official ceremony held in the Hughes Auditorium.
Epigenetic aging could serve as a promising biomarker for measuring long-term cardiovascular health and disease risk, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University has been awarded a five-year, $9.2 million grant renewal from the National Cancer Institute to continue a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in prostate cancer.
Priscilla Ambrosi, a student in Northwestern University’s Interdepartmental Neuroscience (NUIN) PhD program, investigates midbrain dopamine circuits and how they control the automation of motor programs.
Women with early, nonviable pregnancies of unknown location who were given an active management strategy had more successful pregnancy resolutions than those given an expectant management strategy, according to a randomized clinical trial published in JAMA.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed an antibody that they believe can be used to treat muscular dystrophy, reducing muscle scarring in an animal model of the disease.
A novel combination treatment may increase the ability of monoclonal antibodies to control viral infection in patients diagnosed with HIV, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A biomarker in the brain predicts future cognitive decline in patients with the language form of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A colonoscopy maneuver to better detect polyps in the right colon is often poorly preformed in practice, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Certain racial and ethnic minorities develop type 2 diabetes at a younger age than white Americans, meaning current diabetes screening and prevention practices for them may be inadequate and inequitable, according to a new study.
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago), today announced that AbilityLab’s president and CEO, Joanne C. Smith, MD, has died following treatment for cancer.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a critical checkpoint in transcription elongation, the process of synthesizing RNA from a DNA template.
Supporting research projects that partner scientists and individuals with diverse lived experiences is an area of growth for the research enterprise. At Feinberg, Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) is helping move that needle forward.
Stephanie Eisenbarth, MD, PhD, of Yale University, has been named chief of Feinberg’s Division of Allergy and Immunology in the Department of Medicine, and director of the newly formed Center for Human Immunobiology.
Unionized surgical resident programs are more likely to offer additional vacation time and housing stipends, but unions had no impact on burnout, mistreatment or other benefits, according to a recent study.
A new study shows that two months after the second Pfizer/Moderna vaccination, antibody response decreases 20 percent in adults with prior cases of COVID-19 and examines how current vaccines resist emerging variants.
Genomic autopsy of young individuals who experienced sudden death revealed many had known genetic variants that are associated with cardiomyopathy.
During her medical school career, third-year student Skylar Nahi has taken advantage of the mentorship and research opportunities available to Feinberg students.
Northwestern Medicine scientists continue to investigate all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic: from molecular mechanisms of infection, to child hospitalization and single-dose vaccine response.
Quality improvement must measure more than average care quality and change to address the root causes of health inequity, according to a Northwestern Medicine editorial published in The BMJ.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered the epigenetic mechanisms involved in the regulation of two oncogenes in glioma cells, which may improve personalized approaches to treat these cancers.
The rate of gestational diabetes has shot up 30 percent in young U.S. women over the past decade according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Fluorescent indocarbocyanine lipid labels show improved distribution within glioblastoma brain tumors, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
An international collaboration for which Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, chair of Cell and Developmental Biology, serves as North American coordinator, has received a five-year, $7 million Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program award from the Leducq Foundation.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that a subset of proteins in mitochondria of brain and heart cells are long-lived, supporting the long-term stability of mitochondrial complex architecture.
A new combination COVID-19 vaccine improved protection against breakthrough infections in mice, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Migrating cells use stiffened microtubules to push through tissue barriers, seeking out weak points in tissue, according to a recent study.
As part of their Introduction to the Profession Module, first-year medical students had the opportunity to shadow Northwestern Memorial Hospital healthcare professionals and gain focused hospital experience.
Sachin Patel, MD, PhD, has been named chair and Lizzie Gilman Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and psychiatrist-in-chief at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s Norman and Ida Stone Institute of Psychiatry.
A study led by Northwestern Medicine investigators has identified the molecular mechanisms within protein complexes that promote cell-to-cell adhesion and communication.