For more than two decades, Ali Shilatifard, PhD, has dedicated his career to revealing the causes of childhood leukemia, providing detailed molecular insight into the role of epigenetics in cancer. He hopes his discoveries will lead to a super drug that could end childhood leukemia and other cancers.
Northwestern scientists are conducting dozens of experiments and clinical trials aimed at understanding and fighting glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive primary brain tumor in adults. Rimas Lukas, MD, shares results of a promising Phase 1 clinical trial and other projects underway.
Mozziyar Etemadi, MD, PhD, a research assistant professor in Anesthesiology and Biomedical Engineering, is leading deep learning projects in his lab at Northwestern. He talks about a collaboration between Northwestern and Google that uses a deep learning system to predict lung cancer.
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When an accident that summer left her with a serious spinal cord injury, Samantha Schroth, a MD/PhD student at Feinberg, realized her true passion lay in medicine.
Suneel Kamath, MD, has perfected the art of letting people know that it is not as depressing as they think and that there is much joy, even laughter, in his work as an oncologist.
When Todd Kuiken, MD, PhD, had a stroke, he found himself in need of rehabilitation and discovered a renewed pride in his work.
In 2015, the same year the Supreme Court struck down state bans on same-sex marriage, the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing was founded at Northwestern. Center Director Brian Mustanski, PhD, recalls 2015 and the new battles his community faces in 2019.
In 2017, Mamta Swaroop, MD, decided it was time to empower Chicago communities by training bystanders to be immediate responders. In this audio essay, she shares her story.
Tiny bio-artificial kidneys are growing in the lab of Susan Quaggin, MD. She and a team of scientists, with expertise in stem cells, blood vessels and developmental biology, are accelerating the development of such bioengineered organs.