Five physician assistant students have been awarded scholarships from the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program.
Brian Mustanski, PhD, has been named director of the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research.
The presence of food-specific IgA antibodies in the gut does not prevent peanut or egg allergies from developing in children, according to a Northwestern Medicine-led study published in Science Translational Medicine.
The Institute for Augmented Intelligence in Medicine (I.AIM) has established the Center for Collaborative AI in Healthcare, with the mission of advancing artificial intelligence science, engineering and translation throughout healthcare specialties and create a positive impact on precision medicine.
Twelve faculty with appointments at Feinberg were named to the 2022 “Highly Cited Researchers” list, published by Clarivate Analytics.
Genetic testing in epilepsy patients can inform treatment and lead to better outcomes in many cases, according to a study published in JAMA Neurology.
At Feinberg, scientists are pursuing synthetic biology research to address the health challenges and diseases that humans face.
Northwestern Medicine investigators continue to study the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health outcomes and society, from maternal vaccinations and antibody response to reducing burnout amongst healthcare workers and identifying novel therapeutic targets.
A new study has shown that vitamin D supplements do not reduce muscle pain associated with statin drugs.
The Institute for Public Health and Medicine’s Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science recently held its inaugural strategic planning meeting, which welcomed Feinberg faculty to learn about the center’s vision, goals and opportunities for collaboration.
A study led by Northwestern Medicine investigators found that education and place of birth significantly contribute to racial and ethnic differences in cardiovascular health among U.S. adults.
Ann Kennedy, PhD, assistant professor of Neuroscience, has been named the winner of the 2022 Eppendorf and Science Prize for Neurobiology.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered the pathways through which autoantibodies leak out of blood vessels, causing primary graft dysfunction in some lung transplant recipients.
Sam Blizzard, a second-year medical student, is wrapping up a research project which took him to remote communities in Liberia.
A Northwestern Medicine study has demonstrated a causal link between environmental phthalates and the increased growth of uterine fibroids.
Even before COVID-19, emergency departments experienced a spike in visits for youth with suicidal thoughts or ideas, according to a recent study.
Madeline Owen, a second-year medical student, presented her research, which explored gender differences in hip arthroscopy outcomes for femoroacetabular impingement syndrome, at this year’s American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in San Diego.
Northwestern physicians, scientists and people living with ALS gathered at the 12th annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS to share knowledge and celebrate advances in understanding and treating the disease.
Investigators have discovered novel genetic factors that contribute to the risk of Parkinson’s disease, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern basic scientists are leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to untangle complex intracellular processes.
Originally founded in 1972 as a small team of fewer than 10 people, the department has grown to include seven divisions with 285 faculty and staff.
Northwestern investigators have developed a deep learning-based method that can predict cognitive function capacity based on brain shape and structure, detailed in a study published in Scientific Reports.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered the mechanisms by which a particular protein promotes cancer cell proliferation and survival in acute myeloid leukemia, according to findings published in Blood.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a gene that is responsible for activating an aggressive subtype of small-cell lung cancer for which there is no current effective treatment.
Sunny Abdelmageed, a third-year medical student, is interested in research projects that seek to improve outcomes and preserve brain function for patients.
Susan Quaggin, MD, has been presented one of The American Heart Association’s 2022 Distinguished Scientist awards, which honor members who have significantly advanced the understanding of cardiovascular, stroke or brain health.
After 28 years of leadership, M. Marsel Mesulam, MD, has announced that he will be stepping down as director of the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease; he will be succeeded by Robert Vassar, PhD.
The Kimberly Querrey Summer Research Program combines intensive, hands-on biomedical research training with academic and professional development opportunities to support the next generation of scientists.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have developed a novel approach for designing and testing new protein folds, which could be used to develop new therapeutics.
Patients with acute myeloid leukemia show large-scale genomic mutations and altered DNA folding patterns that could help identify potential therapeutic targets, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature.