A Northwestern Medicine study has found that a new combination immune therapy treatment not only extended cancer patients’ lives better than other treatments, it also was less toxic to their overall health than other drugs on the market.
Marijuana use among pregnant and postpartum individuals living with HIV increased from 2007 to 2019, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
David Cella, PhD, the Ralph Seal Paffenbarger Professor, has announced that he will be stepping down as chair of the Department of Medical Social Sciences, the department he helped establish in 2009.
Northwestern Medicine scientists continue to tackle every facet of the COVID-19 pandemic, from investigating coronavirus vaccines’ potential for providing immunity against similar coronaviruses to developing novel rapid antigen-based tests and examining disparities in COVID-19 case and mortality rates in Chicago.
Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, chair of Preventive Medicine and the Eileen M. Foell Professor of Heart Research, and current president of the American Heart Association, recently testified before Congress in support of legislation that would improve cardiovascular health in the U.S.
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD; Melissa Simon, MD, MPH; and Guillermo Ameer, ScD; have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
A salt substitute with less sodium reduced rates of stroke and heart attack in rural China, according to a recent trial.
Certain racial and ethnic minorities develop type 2 diabetes at a younger age than white Americans, meaning current diabetes screening and prevention practices for them may be inadequate and inequitable, according to a new study.
Supporting research projects that partner scientists and individuals with diverse lived experiences is an area of growth for the research enterprise. At Feinberg, Alliance for Research in Chicagoland Communities (ARCC) is helping move that needle forward.
Northwestern Medicine scientists continue to investigate all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic: from molecular mechanisms of infection, to child hospitalization and single-dose vaccine response.