Susan Quaggin, MD, has been elected president of the American Society of Nephrology.
A series of recent discoveries by Northwestern Medicine scientists point to a more nuanced understanding of how epigenetic regulators function.
Using proxy measures of preparedness for hypertension or diabetes care did not accurately assess the ability of low- and middle-income countries to treat patients, according to a study published in PLOS Medicine.
A signaling molecule produced by the lymphatic vasculature could be used to promote cardiac repair after heart attack, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature.
William “Bill” Schnaper, MD, professor of Pediatrics, who passed away recently after a long illness, was remembered as a committed scientist, friend and champion of mentorship.
Shi-Yuan Cheng, PhD, professor in The Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology in the Division of Neuro-oncology, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his outstanding contributions to molecular and translational cancer research.
Mutations in PCM1, a gene involved in the formation of cilia, were linked with schizophrenia in a variety of animal models and in human genome analysis, according to a recent study.
Combining the current standard-of-care chemotherapy drug with a genetic inhibitor may improve treatment for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, according to a recent study published in PNAS.
Feinberg investigators are breaking down the mechanisms of aging and designing solutions to extend healthy living.
The 10th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS — the first held virtually — featured scientific presentations, updates on innovative clinical trials and a question-and-answer session for patients and caretakers.