Third-year medical student Jonathan Huang was the first author of a paper exploring best practices for reducing biases in clinical machine learning research.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that outer mitochondrial membrane proteins regulate crosstalk between mitochondria and lysosomes, findings that have implications for many diseases.
Feinberg principal investigators secured $650 million in research funding and awards during the 2021-22 fiscal year, which is a 6.5 percent increase over the previous year, and the largest amount in the school’s history.
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University will begin scaling up its collection and use of data related to patient sex assigned at birth, gender identity, and sexual orientation with funding from the National Cancer Institute.
A new study has shown that energy release may be the molecular mechanism through which our internal clocks control energy balance, findings with implications from dieting to sleep loss.
Telmisartan, an angiotensin receptor blocker drug, did not improve walking performance in patients with lower extremity peripheral artery disease, according to a recent clinical trial published in JAMA.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra utilize a specific ion channel to control energy production and meet bioenergetic need, according to a recent study.
Northwestern University Trustee Kimberly K. Querrey and the Louis Simpson Trust have made a new $100 million gift to the Feinberg School of Medicine to significantly expand the university’s biomedical research enterprise.
The Supreme Court ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization has created confusion for many women seeking medical care when pregnant. Nevertheless, Feinberg investigators continue to pursue research that identifies important factors that impact maternal health.
Sara Becker, PhD, director of IPHAM’s Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science, and C Hendricks Brown, PhD, professor of Psychiatry and of Behavioral Sciences, are principal investigators on a new $15.8 million center grant funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD, chair and Aaron Montgomery Ward Professor of Neurology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Using machine learning, Northwestern scientists have demonstrated that the protein membrane CD81 interacts with CD44 in promoting tumor cell cluster formation and lung metastasis of triple negative breast cancer.
Targeting internal proteins instead of spike proteins may be a promising strategy for monoclonal antibody therapy to combat SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Styliani (Stella) Markoulaki, PhD, has been named the new director of the Transgenic and Targeted Mutagenesis Laboratory.
There is significant variation in the prevalence of obesity among subgroups of Asian American adults, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
An epigenetics drug currently being used for the treatment of blood cancers and rare sarcomas can stop the growth of bladder cancer by activating the immune system, according to a new study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that a particular enzyme is essential for regulating cancer cell survival and metastasis under cellular stress, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators continue to investigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, from evaluating repurposed drugs in preventing severe disease to using sentinel surveillance to monitor SARS-CoV-2 transmission rates and studying the prevalence of “long COVID” in pediatric patients.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have uncovered novel regulatory mechanisms that promote bacterial survival, according to findings published in PNAS.
Therapeutically targeting ion channels in nociceptor neurons may be a promising strategy for managing osteoarthritis pain, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A new study shows physicians may be choosing to deny care to people with disabilities, and some use discretionary excuses to strategically discharge them from their practice.
Faculty, staff and students shared presentations, workshops and discussions on the future of medical education at Feinberg’s 12th annual Medical Education Day, held September 30.
Dapagliflozin, a sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor, reduced the risk of cardiovascular-related morality and hospitalization in patients with heart failure, regardless of ejection fraction, according to a series of clinical trial reports.
Chronic lung disease is still the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., making chronic lung disease both a research and clinical priority for many academic medical centers across the U.S. — including the Feinberg School of Medicine.
Investigators discovered that the loss of the gene SLIT2 in circulating tumor cells regulates metastasis of prostate cancer tumors, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A new award to Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) will enhance capabilities of data management and sharing for National Institutes of Health-funded researchers through the Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative (GREI), led by the NIH Office of Data Science Strategy.
Mortality rates for ischemic heart disease in Asian American subpopulations were found to be more burdensome than previously reported, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Northwestern University has announced the endowment of the Ryan Family Center for Global Primary Care, focused on improving the quality of primary care throughout the world.
Jeremy Nathans, MD, PhD, the recipient of the 2022 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science, delivered a keynote lecture on the molecular mechanisms of visual systems.
A new grant will fund the hiring of 15 new tenure-track faculty, along with tactics to ensure the success of faculty members from underrepresented populations.