Faculty, staff, trainees and students gathered to share knowledge and participate in workshops examining the future of medical education during Feinberg’s 13th annual Medical Education Day, held September 27.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has demonstrated how differences in neural activity within the brain’s olfactory and orbital cortices cause people to perceive the same odors differently, according to findings published in Nature Neuroscience.
Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, the Eileen M. Foell Professor, has announced that he will be stepping down as chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at the end of this academic year, after 15 years of service in the role.
A multi-institutional team of investigators including Northwestern University scientists has received $45 million to fast-track the development of a first-of-its-kind implant to sense and treat cancer.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified how one gene connects glioblastoma stem cell self-renewal to microglia immunosuppression in glioblastoma, according to a new study published in Nature Immunology.
Northwestern Simulation has introduced a new curricular experience to help internal medicine residents improve skills needed for the high-acuity, high-intensity scenario of leading and managing cardiac arrests in the hospital.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have uncovered new mechanisms by which iron deficiency inhibits cell growth and proliferation in eukaryotic cells, findings that could improve the understanding of cancer growth and the development of targeted cancer therapies.
In 2022, Feinberg established research into social determinants of health as a priority. To better understand the impact of social determinants of health, Feinberg investigators have been leading studies that provide new insights into how a person’s neighborhood can positively or negatively affect their health.
Robert A. Lamb, PhD, professor emeritus of Microbiology-Immunology and of Molecular Biosciences and an internationally recognized authority on influenza, died September 2. He was 72.
Bethany Ekesa, associate director of Feinberg’s Sponsored Project and Research Catalysts (SPARC) team, was selected as the recipient of the 2023 Jean E. Shedd University Citizenship Award.
A combination immunotherapy treatment of nivolumab plus ipilimumab was associated with no improvement in survival for advanced cancers other than melanoma, when compared to nivolumab alone, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine meta-analysis published in JAMA Oncology.
Investigators have discovered novel intercellular “crosstalk” between epidermal keratinocytes and melanoma cells that promotes cancer growth and metastasis, which could also serve as biomarkers for early cancer detection, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered how the PD-1 protein controls essential metabolic processes in tumor cells to promote cancer growth in T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas, according to a study published in Nature Cancer.
Feinberg principal investigators secured $706 million in research funding and awards during the 2022-23 fiscal year, which is a nearly nine percent increase over the previous year, and the largest amount in the school’s history.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a novel molecular pathway that promotes tumor growth in uterine fibroids, findings that could inform the development of new targeted therapies, according to a recent study.
A new study suggests that a dysfunction in neurons’ synapses leads to deficits in dopamine and precedes the neurodegeneration previously thought to cause Parkinson’s disease.
Feinberg investigators, students, trainees and faculty celebrated discovery and presented scientific research at Feinberg’s 17th annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day on Sept. 14.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified how a calcium channel in the nervous system contributes to brain inflammation, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
More than 60 percent of physicians and medical students reporting delaying having children and building a family due to medical training, with half also having regretted doing so, according to recent survey findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has discovered that a key emotional brain center, the amygdala, releases endogenous cannabinoid molecules under stress, and these molecules dampen the incoming stress alarm from the hippocampus, a memory and emotion center in the brain.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed an engineered probiotic capable of detecting inflammatory bowel disease, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Northwestern University investigators have developed the first electronic device for continuously monitoring the health of transplanted organs in real time.
Investigators have identified more than 60 previously unknown genetic variants associated with resting heart rate that may also contribute to increased risk of cardiovascular disease, according to findings published in Nature Communications.
Naturally occurring variations near the human gene CHD1L may be linked to lower HIV-1 viral load in people of African ancestry, according to a new international, multicenter study published in Nature.
David Cella, PhD, professor of Medical Social Sciences, has been named the winner of the 2023 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have revealed how a gene considered essential for histone modification regulates skin development, according to a recent study published in Nature Communications.
Electronic health record-based messages delivered solely to clinicians increased referral to tobacco use treatment for cancer patients who smoke, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified new molecular details regarding how white blood cells move across the walls of microvessels during inflammation, revealing new potential molecular targets for treating the condition, according to a new study published in the journal Immunity.
Brian Lee, a second-year student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), was the lead author of a study that found that a new combination therapy regimen improved survival in patients with B-cell lymphoma by 30 percent.
Kristi Holmes, PhD, professor of Preventive Medicine, director of Northwestern’s Galter Health Sciences Library and chief of knowledge management for the Institute for Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, has been named the new associate dean for knowledge management and strategy at Feinberg.