A recent publication documents the first clinical application for pediatric patients with refractory status epilepticus, a life-threatening form of seizure disorder, providing hope for treatment.
Students and faculty mentors share the importance of the Area of Scholarly Concentration, a four-year longitudinal project in biomedical research or a medically related field, as part of the new curriculum.
Nehal Gosalia, ’14 PhD, examined the role of architectural proteins in regulation of expression of the cystic fibrosis gene.
Northwestern Medicine and University of Illinois at Chicago scientists proposed a framework for the development of epithelial cells forming spiral patterns in the cornea of the eye.
Through a partnership between Northwestern’s Center for Community Health and the Chicago Public School (CPS) Office of Student Health and Wellness, a new study focused on understanding the chronic disease reporting and management process in order to better serve the health care needs of CPS students with conditions such as asthma and food allergies.
Craig Garfield, MD, interviewed parents with very low-birth-weight infants and developed a smartphone app to help them cope with concerns about the transition home from the hospital.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that children with a rare breathing disorder have a diminished rather than absent response to changes in oxygen and carbon dioxide levels within their bloodstream. The finding was recently published in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
Depressive symptoms increased over the first five years of fatherhood for young men who were around 25 years old when they became fathers and lived in the same home as their children.
The new agreement seeks to increase commercialization of inventions that improve pediatric health.
Research by Seth Corey, MD, MPH, professor in pediatrics-hematology, oncology, and stem cell transplantation and cell and molecular biology, was recently published.