An interdisciplinary Northwestern University team has developed a pair of soft, flexible wireless sensors that replace the tangle of wire-based sensors that currently monitor babies in hospitals’ neonatal intensive care units and pose a barrier to parent-baby cuddling and physical bonding.
Zaira Gasanova, a second-year medical student, investigated the effectiveness of interventions that improved neonatal mortality in Senegal.
Anna Briker, a second-year medical student, discusses her research investigating sleep-related risk factors in unexplained infant deaths in Cook County, which could be used to inform prevention programs.
Gemma Carvill, PhD, assistant professor of Neurology, has been named a recipient of the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, which funds highly innovative research proposals with the potential to transform their field.
Northwestern has been awarded a $12 million, five-year grant from the NIH for a research center dedicated to advancing the genetic understanding of epilepsy.
A behavioral program significantly reduced the sexual risk for HIV infection among young transgender women, according to a Northwestern Medicine clinical trial.
Pediatric patients with sepsis who completed a series of treatments within one hour of sepsis recognition had better outcomes, according to a new multi-center study.
Children with a rare complication of diabetes may not need fluid administered slowly, in contrast to current treatment guidelines, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Ali Shilatifard, PhD, has been appointed editor of Science Advances, an open-access journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, which also publishes the journal Science.