According to a recent study, significant changes or drops in income can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, suggesting people in those situations should be a priority for interventions such as screenings.
Betina Yanez, PhD, received the New Investigator Award 2019 from the American Psychosocial Oncology Society.
Northwestern scientists have successfully transformed induced pluripotent stem cells into endometrial cells, which line the uterus and are involved in several uterine conditions such as endometrial cancer and infertility.
J. Chad Duncan, PhD, associate professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, has been named director of the Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a gene, called isocitrate dehydrogenase 3-alpha, that promotes tumors in grade IV glioblastoma, according to a study published in Science Advances.
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, joining more than 900 other inventors, who were selected for prolific innovations that improve quality of life or economic development.
Scientific images helped bring to life the discoveries made at Feinberg this year, from the origin of nitric oxide in the retina to mechanisms of herpes simplex virus infection. See a selection of some of the most stunning images.
Laszlo Lorand, PhD, professor emeritus of Cell and Molecular Biology and a distinguished scientist whose career spanned more than 60 years at Northwestern, passed away on December 6.
Farzaneh Sorond, MD, PhD, has been named the new associate dean for Faculty Development for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.