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.
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.
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.
Santhanam Suresh, MD, MBA, ’91 GME, was elected board president of the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA), the certifying body for anesthesiologists in the United States.
A novel drug may improve the efficacy of corticosteroid treatment for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy and overall quality of life, according to a recent clinical trial.
Alexis Thompson, MD, MPH, section chief of Hematology in the Department of Pediatrics, received the Distinguished Alumni Award from National Medical Fellowships, a non-profit organization that provides scholarships and other support for underrepresented minority students in medicine and health professions.
A first of its kind drug called vosoritide may increase bone growth in children with achondroplasia, the most common form of dwarfism, according to findings from a recent clinical trial.
New findings have revealed previously unknown information about the genetic basis for Armfield XLID syndrome, a rare intellectual disability linked to genetic defects in the X chromosome.
Biomarkers using mass cytometry can assess patient response to an emerging treatment for pediatric brain tumors, according to a recent multi-center study.
Lifestyle advice has been only somewhat effective in controlling or slowing the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in children, according to a recent study published in Gastroenterology.