Sherman Elias, MD, ’78 GME, former chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology and professor emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology-Clinical Genetics, passed away on July 14. He was 67.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found a gel form of tamoxifen applied to the breasts of women with noninvasive breast cancer has fewer side effects than the same drug taken in oral form.
Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Lake Forest Hospital continue to earn national recognition as part of the U.S. News & World Report ranking of America’s Best Hospitals.
Hyewon Phee, PhD, assistant professor in Microbiology-Immunology, showed that a lack of the protein Pak2 in immune cells may lead to immunodeficiency in patients.
With 29 researchers on the list – six of them scientists from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine – Northwestern ranks 14th among institutions with the highest number of highly cited researchers.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has joined a research network funded by the American Heart Association to promote cardiovascular health and prevent death from heart disease and strokes.
Scientists from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Chicago identified elevated levels of a regulatory protein called beta-catenin in the T-cells of patients with colon cancer.
Robin Skory, an MD/PhD student, worked in the lab of Teresa Woodruff, PhD, to study follicle development and fertility preservation.
Gayle E. Woloschak, PhD, professor in Radiation Oncology and Radiology, developed a new x-ray microscopy instrument that allows her to track nanoparticles in the nucleus of cancer cells, where they can do the most damage.