Nicholas Soulakis, PhD, assistant professor of Preventive Medicine in the Divisions of Health and Biomedical Informatics and Epidemiology, discussed lessons learned from his experience leading COVID-19 contract tracing efforts for the Illinois Department of Public Health during a recent webinar.
The impact of COVID-19 on cancer patients has been a stark reality for many cancer centers around the world. For the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, a combination of time and dedication to patient care and research has resulted in the development of robust COVID-19 testing protocols to ensure the safety and health of every patient, physician and staff member.
The COVID-19 contact tracing process, led by health departments across the state, and coordinated by the Illinois Department of Public Health, involves a team of dedicated team members tracking the spread of the disease.
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.
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.
Blocking the frontline immune response could improve vaccines against viral diseases such as coronaviruses, according to a Northwestern Medicine 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 Northwestern Medicine study found that inducing inflammation in lung epithelial cells contributes to the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Emma Office, a rising second year medical student and co-leader of the student COVID-19 volunteer effort at Feinberg, helped organize a successful phone call outreach program for older adults at risk of experiencing social isolation during the pandemic.