Robert Schleimer, PhD, chief of allergy-immunology, helped to establish an unofficial consortium of interested researchers centered around the topic of chronic rhinosinusitis.
Northwestern Medicine produces the first longitudinal study to track psychiatric disorders in youth after they leave detention centers.
Two Northwestern University faculty members have received a prestigious 2012 NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop technology to detect cancer metastasis at its earliest stages, allowing for life-preserving interventions. Their research team includes two Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine professors.
Comprised of leading experts in their fields, members of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Board advise the board of directors on a wide range of issues. These include periodically reviewing LLS’s medical affairs and recommending funding for research grant awards.
Led by John Crispino, PhD, a team of Feinberg investigators has identified two promising therapies to treat patients with acute megakaryocytic leukemia, a rare form of leukemia where the number of cases is expected to increase with the aging population.
Scientific research often produces beautiful images. These pieces, judged by a panel of local artists, scientists and community leaders, are representative of real Northwestern research across a wide range of disciplines, including medicine, chemistry, engineering, nanotechnology and Earth science.
Rowland Chang, MD, MPH, director of the Institute for Public Health and Medicine, delivered the lecture “Early Thoughts on Adding Value to the Feinberg Community,” which highlighted the institute’s structure and mission. Chang said the goal of the institute is to accelerate innovation at the interface of medicine and public health, and achieve measurable improvements in health for patients and populations.
A Northwestern Medicine study is the first to show that every time you remember an event from the past, your brain networks change in ways that can alter the later recall of the event.
Although people often say they have strep throat, most sore throats actually are caused by a virus, not streptococcus bacteria, and shouldn’t be treated with antibiotics, suggest guidelines published by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.Stanford Shulman, MD, professor in pediatrics, chaired an expert panel that reviewed hundreds of studies to develop new strep throat treatment guidelines.
Brian Mustanski, PhD, associate professor of medical social sciences, has been awarded two grants totaling $5.2 million to use technology as a tool for HIV prevention among gay and bisexual men.