Marcus Peter, PhD, professor in Medicine-Hematology/Oncology, has discovered how the removal of a known “tumor suppressor” causes cancer cells to kill themselves.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a new prognostic tool for clinicians treating patients with large B-cell lymphoma. The predictive scale enhances the widely used International Prognostic Index.
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University has named Deputy Director Leonidas Platanias, MD, PhD, professor of Medicine-Hematology/Oncology, interim director, effective immediately.
Second-year medical student Chaitanya Medicherla explores the effects of immune cells on cancer development as part of his Area of Scholarly Concentration research project.
Research by Seth Corey, MD, MPH, professor in pediatrics-hematology, oncology, and stem cell transplantation and cell and molecular biology, was recently published.
The director of melanoma research within the Northwestern Skin Cancer Institute presented his validation study at a meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.