Biomarkers using mass cytometry can assess patient response to an emerging treatment for pediatric brain tumors, according to a recent multi-center study.
In the second season of Feinberg’s essay-based podcast, Perspectives, members of the Northwestern Medicine community share their experiences and insights from the lab, the clinic and the broader community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A mismatch between airway size and lung capacity, called dysanapsis, is a strong risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a new study.
COVID-19 has altered Michael Chidueme’s first couple weeks on campus, but it’s also changed how he thinks about his future profession.
Biological sex has a small but ubiquitous influence on gene expression in almost every type of human tissue, according to a new study.
Using an artificial intelligence cell classification technique, Northwestern Medicine investigators have found that viruses can control structural and genetic polarity inside the cell nucleus.
A recent Northwestern Medicine study may improve the understanding of mitochondrial dysfunction and its impact on the development of neurological diseases.
Several forms of hypertension are associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease events, even in young adults, according to a recent study.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Northwestern Medicine investigators share their expertise about the current state of the pandemic, strategies to help mitigate its impact and what the upcoming flu season may look like.
Lifestyle advice has been only somewhat effective in controlling or slowing the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children, according to a recent study published in Gastroenterology.
Molly Beestrum, MLIS, education and curriculum coordinator for the Galter Health Sciences Library and Learning Center, has been named Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year by the Illinois Library Association.
Blocking the frontline immune response could improve vaccines against viral diseases such as coronaviruses, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A new combination therapy targeting breast cancer tumors in the brain dramatically decreased tumor size and increased survival in mice, according to a new study.
Caitlin Jacobs, a third-year medical student, helped establish Feinberg’s Association of Native American Medical Students last year to increase awareness of Native American health issues and foster better understanding of Native American cultures.
A novel deep brain stimulation device significantly improved quality of life for patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease while also reducing common physical side effects from medication, according to findings published in The Lancet Neurology.
Two Feinberg faculty members in the Department of Medical Education have been honored with awards for humanism in medicine and teaching from the Association of American Medical Colleges. (AAMC).
Sarki Abdulkadir, MD, PhD, has been named the winner of the 2020 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education for his work investigating the molecular pathways that drive prostate cancer.
Targeting oxidative stress with a genetic therapy reduced atrial fibrillation in animal models of disease, making this a promising future treatment, according to a study published in Circulation.
Kayla Giger, a first-year medical student, shared her thoughts about her first week of medical school and, in the future, working with Feinberg’s Education Centered Medical Home clinics.
Erick Masias, a first-year medical student, reflected on his first week at Feinberg and shared what he’s looking forward to over the next four years.
Genomic alterations in prostate cancer therapeutic targets were found to be similar between African American and European American men, suggesting that existing precision medicine approaches could equally benefit both groups if applied equitably, according to a recent study.
At Northwestern Medicine, various COVID-19 antibody testing efforts have been underway since the beginning of the pandemic.
Certain factors are associated with increased risk of death in critically ill COVID-19 patients, according to recent Northwestern Medicine studies.
A drug commonly used to reduce serum urate levels proved ineffective in slowing disease progression in patients with diabetic kidney disease, according to a recent study.
A Northwestern Medicine study found that inducing inflammation in lung epithelial cells contributes to the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
When the 160 students of the Class of 2024 stepped onto campus in August, they entered a new world of medical education.
Deaths due to heart failure and hypertensive heart disease are increasing in the U.S. — particularly in Black women and men — despite medical and surgical advances in heart disease management, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Iron nanoparticles could be one day used to attack cancer cells, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
A machine-learning program called Peakachu can reveal previously unknown chromatin loops, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature Communications.
A Northwestern Medicine scientist and collaborators have used an AI-enhanced precision medicine approach to combine multiple views of human brain development as they seek to provide a roadmap for what causes subtypes of autism spectrum disorder.