Women surgical residents suffer more mistreatment than men, which leads to a higher burnout rate and more suicidal thoughts among female residents, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A new main entrance for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Galter Health Sciences Library and Learning Center has opened in the Searle Building, adjacent to the new Chicago campus Starbucks.
A new $10 million gift from Northwestern University trustees and supporters Louis A. Simpson ’58 and Kimberly K. Querrey will support a center now known as the Simpson Querrey Center for Neurogenetics.
Gregory Brisson, MD, discussed how peer evaluation among physicians could enhance the patient referral process in a recent NEJM editorial.
The overexpression of mitochondrial superoxide dismutase, commonly found in late-stage tumors, may drive cancer stem cell formation and contribute to the failure of chemotherapy treatment in breast cancer patients.
Scientists co-led by Sui Huang, MD, PhD, found an experimental drug called metarrestin significantly reduced metastasis and cancer progression in mouse models.
Considered the founding father of preventive cardiology, Jeremiah Stamler, MD, who celebrated his 100th birthday Oct. 27, is still conducting ‘brilliant science,’ according to his colleagues.
Ramael Ohiomoba, a second-year student, was one of two medical students in the country to be awarded the Dr. Richard Allen Williams Scholarship through the Association of Black Cardiologists.
A recent study found that the genetic distance between kidney donors and recipients could be used to more accurately predict transplant success.
Northwestern and Cell Press hosted a symposium on transcriptional regulation, welcoming more than 350 attendees from around the world.
Evangelos Kiskinis, PhD, has received a New York Stem Cell Foundation – Robertson Investigator Award to study the origins of ALS and pediatric epilepsy.
A cancer drug that washed out of clinical trials more than 15 years ago may be the key to slowing the progression of Parkinson’s disease, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Building on years of research and collaborations promoting optimal health and well-being among seniors, Feinberg has launched the Center for Applied Health Research on Aging.
David Cella, PhD, Susan Quaggin, MD, John Rogers, PhD, and Catherine Wolley, PhD, have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the field.
A drug originally designed to help manage diabetes may also improve quality of life for patients with heart failure, according to a recent clinical trial.
High levels of folate, a B vitamin, can force glial nerve cells to transform back into undifferentiated stem cells, according to a new study published in the journal Stem Cells.
Funding has been announced for the first phase of an eight-year initiative to enable African hospitals to improve newborn survival by 50 percent, led by a consortium including Northwestern University.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a new strategy to treat Parkinson’s disease by mitigating the effects of harmful genetic mutations, according to a recent study.
The second annual Women in Medicine symposium brought together Northwestern educators, scientists, trainees and students to highlight pioneering women and challenges still faced today.
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.