Marcus Peter, PhD, professor in Medicine-Hematology/Oncology, has discovered how the removal of a known “tumor suppressor” causes cancer cells to kill themselves.
Developed by Gregory Dumanian, MD, and Todd A Kuiken, MD, PhD, targeted muscle reinnervation enables an amputee to control motorized prosthetic devices and regain sensory feedback. New research also shows that it reduces neuroma pain from cut nerve endings.
The effort has already combined more than a million patient records in the Windy City and recently received a $7 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
A newly funded study will be used to identify brain and behavioral indicators at preschool age that predict whether or not early onset mental health problems persist through adolescence.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has strengthened its position among the top research-oriented institutions, maintaining its spot at No. 18 on the 2015 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Acclaimed physiologist and expert in the biomechanics of skeletal muscle will arrive at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine later this year.
Kristi Holmes, PhD, joins the medical school from Washington University in St. Louis, where she was a bioinformaticist focused on research impact and genomic medicine.
Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology says discovery will help scientists understand one of the major causes of female infertility.
An intravaginal ring, developed by Northwestern scientist Patrick Kiser, is the first device to be tested in women with the potential to protect against HIV, herpes and unwanted pregnancy.
The Center for Structural Genomics of Infectious Diseases has revealed the crystal structure of Enterococcus faecalis protein EF1143, a previously uncharacterized protein that is important for the growth of this life-threatening antibiotic-resistant pathogen.