Northwestern Medicine scientists are developing an MRI test to detect heart transplant complications that is less costly and invasive than current biopsy protocols.
Medical students conduct cardiovascular health risks screenings and counsel participants on exercise, nutrition and other lifestyle changes in the Keep Your Heart Heathy program.
A new Northwestern Medicine study identified the pathway that mediates the link between diabetes and cardiomyopathy.
Students and faculty mentors share the importance of the Area of Scholarly Concentration, a four-year longitudinal project in biomedical research or a medically related field, as part of the new curriculum.
A study analyzed data from 82,000 women to see how stressful life events and social strain affect future development of coronary heart disease and stroke.
A $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will support research to determine the functional and structural consequences of genetic mutations associated with a dangerous heart condition.
Northwestern Medicine study found when adults in their 30s and 40s drop unhealthy habits they can potentially reverse the natural progression of coronary artery disease.
Clyde Yancy, MD, received the American Heart Association’s 2014 Gold Heart Award, and Neil J. Stone, ’68 MD, ’74, ’75 GME, received the AHA’s 2014 Physician of the Year Award.
Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman, MD, professor of Medicine-Rheumatology, recently published a paper in the American Journal of Cardiology that links plaque in the carotid artery of women with lupus to an increased risk of cardiovascular events.
James D. Thomas, MD, will join Northwestern Medicine as the director of the Center for Heart Valve Disease at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute and a professor of Medicine.