Northwestern scientists have created the first highly mature neurons from human induced pluripotent stem cells, a feat that opens new opportunities for medical research and potential transplantation therapies for neurodegenerative diseases.
Patients with relapsed or refractory hairy cell leukemia who were treated with vemurafenib experienced excellent response and relapse-free survival, according to a recent clinical trial published in Blood.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have revealed new insights into how cell type switches facilitate tumor growth and treatment resistance in small cell lung cancer, according to findings published in Science Advances.
Scientists have identified new genes linked to heart failure, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
Direct-to-consumer platforms for testosterone therapy don’t always provide care in concordance with professional guidelines, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Increased levels of the antibody immunoglobulin A (IgA) are correlated with the manifestation of several diseases and African ancestry, according to findings published in Nature Communications.
Patient-reported outcomes in relapsed or refractory large B-cell lymphoma revealed that receiving CAR T-cell immunotherapy was associated with higher quality of life, according to a recent study.
Feinberg experienced a year of outstanding growth, scientific achievement, and collaboration in 2022, from honors and awards to unprecedented research discoveries.
A team of Northwestern investigators led by Peter Penzes, PhD, has developed a new therapy that could treat Phelan-McDermid syndrome, a subtype of autism spectrum disorder.
Meet Kai Brady, a second-year MD student at Feinberg School of Medicine, and get a look at a typical day during this phase of her medical school career.
The Institute for Public Health and Medicine recently hosted its annual Population Health Forum, a celebration of the ten-year anniversary of the institute that brought together hundreds of public health researchers, trainees, and community partners.
Non-white racial and ethnic groups are underrepresented in OB-GYN clinical trials, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A Northwestern Medicine study has discovered that elevated PALI1 in advanced prostate tumors mediates crosstalk between two primary epigenetic silencing mechanisms, suggesting that dual epigenetic inhibition may be an effective therapeutic strategy.
The Breakthroughs podcast released more than 20 episodes in 2022 on topics ranging from the role of dopamine in habit formation to music-based medical interventions.
Investigators have developed a novel personalized T-cell therapy approach that may identify specific targets unique to a patient’s cancer cells more effectively than current treatments, according to findings published in Nature.
Daniel Martin Watterson, PhD, the John G. Searle Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, has been named a 2022 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a new therapeutic target against tumor cells and developed a compound which slows tumor growth and bolsters immune response.
Integrating social determinants of health helped mitigate bias when predicting long-term outcomes for heart failure patients, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified pathogenic variants in two genes linked to microcephaly and other neurodevelopmental disorders in children, according to a recent study published in Nature Communications.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has discovered the role of cerebrospinal fluid in cognitive impairment, such as Alzheimer’s disease.
In a new study, Northwestern investigators used artificial intelligence to analyze data from a wide variety of tissues, and discovered that the length of genes can explain most molecular-level changes that occur during aging.
A recent parent survey has identified intergenerational trends in swimming skills, with stark racial and ethnic differences.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified novel intracellular mechanisms that could serve as future therapeutic targets for inflammatory skin diseases.
Chorine Adewale, a second-year medical student, analyzed data from a Chicago-based LGBTQ healthcare provider and found some patients may not be properly diagnosed because criteria don’t account for trans and gender non-conforming patients.
Feinberg’s Robert J. Havey, MD Institute for Global Health hosted the 11th annual Global Health symposium on December 2, celebrating global health research, education and outreach efforts from Feinberg global health investigators, faculty, students and community partners.
Medical students and disability advocates gathered at the second Disability Advocacy Coalition in Medicine Interprofessional Virtual Conference to address ableism in medicine and medical education.
Investigators have identified previously unknown sets of epigenetic changes in pediatric brain tumors, which could serve as novel therapeutic targets and provide alternative treatment options.
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.