Investigators have discovered the mechanisms underlying a T-cell receptor’s immunosuppressive function, findings that may improve the development of precision therapeutics for chronic disease, including cancer.
Most non-hospitalized COVID-19 “long-haulers” at the Northwestern Medicine Neuro COVID-19 Clinic continued to experience symptoms including brain fog, dizziness and fatigue 15 months after disease onset, according to a new study.
Feinberg honored the MD Class of 2022 during the medical school’s 163rd commencement ceremony in the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier, held in person for the first time since 2019.
William Gradishar, MD, chief of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Medicine and deputy director of the clinical network of the Lurie Cancer Center, has received the 2022 Rodger Winn Award from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
Dozens of faculty members and fourth-year medical students were recognized for their scholarly and clinical excellence at Feinberg’s Honors Day, held May 20.
A blood-based tumor biomarker can predict the benefit of immunotherapy to patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a potential therapeutic target for the most common type of pancreatic cancer, according to a study published in Developmental Cell.
Darby Morhardt, PhD, LCSW, research professor in the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease and of Preventive Medicine in the Division of Public Health Practice, was recently appointed to the Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Elder Law.
Rohail Memon, a second-year medical student, used his finance background to investigate the rise of private equity ownership in dermatology practice.
A new study has identified a drug that inhibits growth of aggressive meningiomas and how to most accurately identify which tumors will respond to the drug.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified a gene that confers resistance to a common prostate cancer treatment, according to a study published in Cancer Research.
A Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature Immunology has discovered that mitochondria control the activation of a specific protein complex linked to inflammation and the progression of chronic diseases.
Northwestern and the American Lung Association have begun a first-of-its-kind longitudinal study to track and analyze the lungs of millennials at the peak of their lung health.
The Department of Medicine’s Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics officially become two divisions: the Division of Geriatrics and the Division of General Internal Medicine.
Feinberg’s arts and humanities seminars allow medical students to approach the world of medicine and healthcare from different perspectives and with new skills.
A transcription factor associated with androgen receptor activity in prostate cancer has a newly discovered role in controlling lipid biosynthesis.
The Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease held the 28th annual Alzheimer Day on May 5, returning to campus for the first time in three years.
Northwestern Medicine scientists identified critical regulatory processes that govern differentiation in embryonic stem cells.
The McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University hosted its second annual Health Equity Week, a series of panel discussions highlighting the roots of healthcare disparities and how clinicians and scientists are working to find solutions.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a master gene that programs ear hair cells’ development, overcoming a major hurdle towards restoring hearing.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research has chosen Northwestern to receive an Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders to train a movement disorder clinician-investigator.
A transitional care practice at Northwestern Memorial Hospital helped reduce healthcare costs compared to traditional discharge services, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
More than 700 alumni and guests convened at this year’s Alumni Weekend to reconnect and reminisce with former classmates about their time at Feinberg and learn about the medical school’s latest developments.
Mary E. Klotman, MD, dean of the Duke University School of Medicine and vice chancellor for Health Affairs at Duke University, will address graduates, parents and guests at Feinberg’s 163rd commencement ceremony on Monday, May 23.
Isabella Salamone, an eighth-year student in the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences, was lead author of a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, which found that glucocorticoid steroids improved muscle performance through distinct, sex-specific molecular pathways.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has found almost half of U.S. adults with heart failure have poorly controlled hypertension and diabetes.
Tameka Brannon, previously senior program administrator for the Northwestern University Center for Outcomes Research and Education, has been named director of Feinberg’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
The protein FOXK2 promotes survival of cancer stem cells in ovarian cancer, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Enthusiastic attendees gathered in the Feinberg Conference Center at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for the fourth annual Women in Medicine conference on Friday, April 22, which was held in-person for the first time in three years.
James Gunn, MMS, PA-C, has been appointed director of the Physician Assistant (PA) Program, effective July 1.