More than half of infants with infantile-onset spinal muscular atrophy who were treated with nusinersen gained motor milestones, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine trial.
A comprehensive genomic analysis of the most common kidney cancer in children – found genetic mutations involving two distinct processes, potentially providing new opportunities for future treatments.
In research published in Nature Medicine, Northwestern Medicine scientists have found a molecule that stops the growth of an aggressive pediatric brain tumor for which there is no current treatment.
Children with congenital heart disease have a higher risk of epilepsy through adulthood, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Standard guidelines are needed for prescribing opioids to children discharged after a sickle cell disease pain episode, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern University has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to help scientists across the country study how environmental factors influence health outcomes for children.
Huda Zoghbi, MD, recipient of the inaugural Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science at Northwestern University, gave a presentation on her research journey studying the neurological disorder Rett syndrome.
Northwestern Medicine scientists evaluated whether an RNA biosignature could distinguish if infants 60 days or younger with fever had a serious bacterial infection.
Suboptimal social and educational outcomes among young adults with childhood epilepsy persist even when seizures are under control and the disease is in remission, according to a recent study.
Yongchao Ma, PhD, assistant professor of Pediatrics, has received a 5-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to explore a novel mechanism regulating mitochondria, and how it relates to motor neuron degeneration.