Michael Wang, a fourth-year medical student, is the lead author of a study recently selected by the American Heart Association as one of the top heart disease and stroke research advances of 2021.
Feinberg scientists including the lab of William Muller, MD, PhD, are investigating how regulating inflammation can be a pathway to treating a range of diseases.
A new Northwestern study has discovered a technique to help make immunomodulation more effective, potentially improving treatment for type 1 diabetes.
Among patients with no detectable coronary artery calcium, those who smoke, have diabetes or hypertension have the highest risk of cardiovascular disease events, according to a recent study.
The laboratory of YouYang Zhao, PhD, developed a unique nanoparticle to deliver genome editing technology, including CRISPR/Cas9, to vascular endothelial cells.
A Northwestern Medicine study has found that a new combination immune therapy treatment not only extended cancer patients’ lives better than other treatments, it also was less toxic to their overall health than other drugs on the market.
Jane Winter, MD, a highly regarded lymphoma expert, will serve as president of the American Society of Hematology for a year-long term through December 2022.
Using MRI, EEG and clinical characteristics, the pre-surgical workup can predict if patients with epilepsy will benefit from a more invasive examination.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a novel mechanism linking an intercellular adhesion molecule with genetic inflammatory skin diseases.
The medical school has begun introducing a new component of the medical education curriculum: instruction in Digital Health and Data Science for medical students.
Stephen Miller, PhD, the Judy Gugenheim Research Professor of Microbiology-Immunology, has been named an American Association of Immunologists’ 2022 Distinguished Fellow.
Of the more than 20 episodes of the medical school’s Breakthroughs podcast produced in 2021, the most popular ranged across specialties from gastroenterology to nanotechnology. Listen to the top five episodes of the year and earn Continuing Medical Education credit.
A new Northwestern Medicine study reports that DNA manifested as knot-like folds and third rungs between DNA’s two strands may drive cancer development and an important regulatory enzyme could be associated with the formation of these unusual structures.
Marijuana use among pregnant and postpartum individuals living with HIV increased from 2007 to 2019, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has established the Potocsnak Longevity Institute, an ambitious multi-center institute, with the goal of rapidly advancing the science of aging.
A team of investigators have discovered a novel genomic variant that may help clinicians predict which patients will experience cardiotoxicity from a widely used chemotherapy drug, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered the molecular mechanisms underlying a rare genetic disorder that increases the risk of severe liver disease, according to a recent study.
Feinberg experienced a year of exceptional growth, perseverance, and collaboration in 2021, from honors and awards to unprecedented research discoveries.
Second-year medical student Anahita Iyer is the co-founder and current president of Feinberg’s South Asian Medical Student Association, which fosters community and provides mentorship for Feinberg medical students of South Asian descent.
The protein UBR7 acts as a histone chaperone and regulates nucleotide metabolism, making UBR7 among the first proteins known to affect both processes.
The Northwestern Medical Orchestra has returned to the stage, performing part of their concert in-person for the first time in nearly two years.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a biomarker for one type of autism within cerebrospinal fluid, according to a recent study.
A recent study showed that targeted radioembolization alongside chemotherapy improved progress-free survival for patients with metastatic colon cancer.
Mutations in a histone regulator protein are connected to both a rare neurodevelopmental disorder and to some cancers, according to a recent study.
Living in U.S. counties with higher concentrations of poverty was associated with increased risk of firearm-related deaths among children and young adults, according to a recent study.
Steven DeVries, MD, PhD, has received a $75,000 International Research Collaborators Award from Research to Prevent Blindness to support international collaborations.
Northwestern Selected as Home for Journal of Clinical Investigation; McNally to Serve as Editor-in-Chief
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has been selected to serve as the home of the Journal of Clinical Investigation for its next five-year term, and Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, has been elected as the journal’s next editor-in-chief.
Follow along with a typical day in the life of third-year Feinberg medical student, as he spends a shift in the OB-GYN ward, including assisting with a delivery.
Northwestern investigators have discovered the molecular signature of a subset of dopaminergic neurons that increases their vulnerability to degeneration.