Second-year medical students shared results from their ongoing Area of Scholarly Concentration (AOSC) research projects at a recent poster session.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine received a record $534 million in research funding and awards during the 2018-2019 fiscal year.
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The use of long-acting bronchodilators to treat asthma had no impact for some African-American children, according to a new study from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the Department of Pediatrics.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found an experimental drug did not lower hospitalization among patients suffering from heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
Joel Voss, PhD, and John Disterhoft, PhD, have received a $6.3 million grant from the NIH as part of the BRAIN Initiative.
Genetic modifier protein Annexin A6 accelerates acute and chronic muscle injury repair by more than 50 percent.
Feinberg celebrates the remarkable achievements of Northwestern’s women faculty in medicine and commemorates their contributions to science, clinical medicine, and society.
A revolutionary new approach that analyzes a tiny sample of blood, can detect life-threatening vascular complications in diabetic patients earlier and more accurately than traditional tests.
Talia Lerner, PhD, has received the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, an early-career grant supporting projects in the biomedical, behavioral or social sciences.
Feinberg faculty and students celebrated the ninth annual Medical Education Day at the Robert H. Lurie Medical Research Center with sessions, lectures and workshops that examined the future of medical education.
Northwestern has established the new Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research, which will provide investigators and patients more support while uncovering new discoveries from applied and basic science research on allergies.
The first prostate cancer treatment based on the genetic makeup of the cancer resulted in significant improvements, according to a large international trial led by Northwestern Medicine investigators.
Three Chicagoland high school students created the PeelTowel, a citrus peel-based, anti-microbial paper towel, and tested it in the laboratory of Alan Hauser, MD, PhD, vice chair of the Department of Microbiology-Immunology.
A recent investigation published in Nature Communications revealed how damage to a neural circuit can cause amnesia.
The annual “State of IPHAM” address kicked off the academic year’s IPHAM Seminar Series by telling the story of the institute through its values: impact, health equity, diversity, respect, collaboration, research excellence, and sharing knowledge and benefits.
New PhD students from around the world have arrived on the Chicago campus to join several of the PhD programs on campus, including the Driskill Graduate Program in the Life Sciences, Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience program, Medical Scientist Training Program, Clinical Psychology PhD Program and Health Sciences Integrated PhD Program.
Boosting the activity of newly-created neurons mimicked the effect of antidepressant medication in mouse models, according to a recent study.
A new study provided evidence that current guidelines for genetic screenings for colorectal cancer-associated genes are missing patients and should be expanded.
Jordan Coleman, a third-year medical student, previously worked as a chaplain in prisons, homeless shelters and hospitals — an experience that enhances his clinical experiences today.
Many hospital rating systems are inconsistent and suffer from fundamental weaknesses, according to experts, as reported by a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern University has received a five-year, $46 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to renew the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences (NUCATS) Institute.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have pinpointed the location of dysfunctional brain networks that lead loss of language in primary progressive aphasia, a form of dementia.
Students, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences, welcoming new students and recognizing distinguished upperclassmen and graduates.
A new study identified two new functions of a neural regulatory protein, with possible clinical implications down the line.
A recent campus talk explored how clinical trials of HIV/AIDS drugs in developing countries in the 90s sparked a wealth of discussions about ethics in scientific investigation and barriers to healthcare access.
Total deaths from heart disease, stroke, diabetes and hypertension have been increasing since 2011, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
In partnership with the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and several Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine departments and centers, the Public Health Boot Camp delivers an annual week-long residential training program for HIV/AIDS community-based service providers.
Two Northwestern University scientists have received a $3.1 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to collaborate and investigate drug therapies for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
The 9th annual Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences Training Day brought together a group of more than 100 scientists and students across departments and programs to showcase research collaborations.