Mike Boctor, a first-year student, combined his passions for film and medicine by directing an award-winning short film about the healing process for survivors of sexual assault.
Northwestern scientists have developed a battery-free, wireless device for studying brain function using a combination of light and drugs, publishing their design in PNAS.
A study published in the Journal of Cell Biology showed that mitochondrial stress in neurons can cause an enzyme imbalance that contributes to neuronal dysfunction and death.
Faculty, staff, students and trainees gathered for the ninth annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair, a one-day event highlighting the present and future of treating ALS.
A new review has found that a combination of endocrine inhibitors and hormone therapy is more effective in prolonging progression-free survival for advanced breast cancer patients, as compared to chemotherapy.
Costner McKenzie, a fourth-year medical student, is interested in dermatology beyond just the skin.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have created a small molecule that reduces expression of MYC, a cancer-causing protein involved in a wide variety of cancers.
Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, new chair of the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, aims to bring together scientists investigating the myriad of human cell types and using those findings to treat illness throughout the body.
Beefsteak, a fast-casual vegetable forward concept from chef and philanthropist José Andrés, will be round out dining options offered for the Chicago campus.
Northwestern has formed the Center for Translational Pain Research, which aims to advance basic and clinical science in the hopes of developing non-addictive treatments for chronic pain.
Measuring atrial fibrillation through implanted devices like pacemakers can identify patients at risk for stroke, according to a recent study.
John Csernansky, MD, the chair and Lizzie Gilman Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has announced that he will be stepping down as chair after a distinguished tenure leading the department through unprecedented growth and expansion.
Northwestern Simulation, which was recently reaccredited as a Comprehensive Education Institute by the American College of Surgeons, provides state of the art simulation-based training and education.
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.