Students in the MD, Physician Assistant and Physical Therapy programs worked together during a recent interprofessional education session.
More than 480 investigators, students, trainees and faculty presented scientific posters and abstracts at Feinberg’s 16th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day.
The first biologic drug to treat moderate-to-severe eczema in infants and children was highly effective in reducing symptoms, according to a recent study.
Therapeutically inhibiting a metabolic regulator in monocytes unexpectedly increased inflammatory signaling, revealing mechanisms that could inform new strategies to treat chronic inflammatory disorders, according to a recent study.
CRISPR pioneer and Nobel Laureate Jennifer Doudna, PhD is the recipient of the inaugural $250,000 Kimberly Prize in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics.
A two-drug combination has been shown to improve patient response to treatment in relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia.
Amy Paller, MD, the chair of and Walter J. Hamlin Professor of Dermatology, has been named the winner of the 2022 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education.
Gen Zers and millennials are approximately two times more likely to be newly diagnosed with high blood pressure during pregnancy, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Investigators have developed a new imaging technique that increases the detection and identification of proteoforms by four-fold when compared to current methods.
Northwestern Medicine investigators continue to study COVID-19, from comparing mortality rates between SARS-CoV-2 variants to examining the effectiveness of maternal vaccination in protecting infants and combating COVID-19 misinformation on social media.
Tobias Holden, a fourth-year student in the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), was lead author of a paper that used mathematical modeling to determine the impact of structural racism and health disparities on COVID-19 mortality rates in Illinois.
Investigators have identified distinct epigenetic pathways in African American and European American patients diagnosed with multiple myeloma, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A Northwestern Medicine study has identified a molecular mechanism that helps regulate the progression of castration-resistant prostate cancer.
Mary M. McDermott, MD, ’92 GME, the Jeremiah Stamler Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has been honored with the American Heart Association’s 2022 Peripheral Vascular Disease Distinguished Achievement Award.
After a pediatric cancer diagnosis, chances of infections remain elevated for more than a decade, according to a recent study.
Four new research priorities have been identified, including synthetic biology, therapeutic development, social determinants of health and implementation science.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital was recently ranked seventh in the country for Gastroenterology & Gastrointestinal (GI) surgery by US News and World Report. This article was originally published in August 2022 Breakthroughs.
Feinberg’s Education-Centered Medical Home program allows medical students to provide continuous, primary care to underserved and diverse patient populations, and to help them better understand chronic conditions in a variety of clinical settings.
Polygenic risk scores demonstrated minimal clinical benefit in predicting long-term coronary heart disease when added to a traditional risk factor model, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern University has been awarded a seven-year grant to study a “pill-in-pocket” strategy to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common heart rhythm disorder in adults.
Geography played a role in opioid-involved overdose deaths in the past, but a coming wave may discriminate between rural and urban areas, according to a recent study.
Scientists have uncovered how dopamine connects subregions of the striatum essential for habit formation, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A change in function in a mitochondrial protein is associated with gene expression that may promote the development of cancer, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine Study.
In the newly formed Center for Human Immunobiology, teams of interdisciplinary scientists and clinicians will work together to understand the immune system at the molecular level and translate new discoveries into cures for immune-regulated diseases.
Metformin, a common, safe and inexpensive drug for type 2 diabetes, lowered the odds of emergency department visits, hospitalizations or death due to COVID-19 by over 40 percent, according to a new multi-site clinical trial.
A new Northwestern Medicine trial will test whether a telehealth-based intervention that addresses three behavioral risk factors at once can modify cancer patients’ lifestyles to improve their outcomes.
Bigger test panels are better for genetic testing in cardiomyopathy and heart arrhythmias, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
An inflammatory signaling protein called interleukin-6 has been linked to the progression of acute myeloid leukemia, representing a potential target for future treatments of the disease.
An emerging therapy showed promise in patients with relapsed B-cell lymphoma who are not ideal candidates for stem cell transplants.
A new study has identified a molecular switch, through a protein called CDK9, that plays an early and critical role in the skin stem cell differentiation process.