Scientists have discovered a potential biomarker that could more accurately identify which patients with non-hypermutated cancers will respond to specialized immunotherapy drugs.
Northwestern Medicine physician-scientist Amy Heimberger, MD, has been named by President Biden to the National Cancer Advisory Board, which plays an important role in setting the course for the nation’s cancer research programs.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered the epigenetic mechanisms involved in the regulation of two oncogenes in glioma cells, which may improve personalized approaches to treat these cancers.
A novel therapy developed by Northwestern Medicine investigators improved progression-free and overall survival for patients with newly diagnosed malignant gliomas, the most common primary brain tumors in adults.
Scientists have developed the first-ever transient pacemaker — a wireless, battery-free, fully implantable pacing device that disappears after it’s no longer needed.
Developed by Northwestern scientists, a novel skin-mounted sticker that absorbs sweat and then changes color can provide an accurate, easy-to-read diagnosis of cystic fibrosis within minutes.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that inhibiting tumor-associated myeloid cells ability to produce specialized metabolites called polyamines may improve the effectiveness of treatments for glioblastoma.
Northwestern and Lurie Children’s Hospital investigators have been approved for a $4 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified a potential combined targeted therapy approach for treating glioblastoma, according to a recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports.
A novel wireless device may improve real-time monitoring of blood flow and oxygenation in the brain for neonatal and pediatric patients, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in PNAS.