Arun K. Sharma, PhD, research assistant professor in urology, has published an article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences regarding a unique approach to bladder regeneration that capitalizes on the potential of two distinct cell populations harvested from a patient’s healthy bone marrow.
Andrew T. Parsa, MD, PhD, an internationally-renowned neurosurgeon specializing in complex tumors of the brain and spine, will join the medical school on July 1 as the Michael J. Marchese Professor and chair of the Department of Neurological Surgery. His wife, Charlotte Shum, MD, a hand and upper extremity specialist, has been named associate professor of orthopaedic surgery. She will join the medical school in the fall.
The Electronic Medical Records and Genomics Network, or eMERGE, is one of the Center for Genetic Medicine’s research projects, launched nationally in 2007 with funding from the National Institutes of Health. Now in its second phase, the project is tracking patient and physician actions and responses with genetic information through the electronic medical records.
Growing 3D human skin models, researchers are discovering what messaging occurs in healthy skin to try to understand what goes wrong in disease states.
Meghan Bliss-Moreau, a fourth-year PhD candidate in Northwestern University’s Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences, develops therapeutics for cancer in the lab of Steven Rosen.
Published in Nature Medicine, investigators have combined two hormones that hold the potential for a new treatment option.
Tiny regulators produced by one of seven human cancer viruses may be the key to understanding the most common AIDS-associated malignancy.
Northwestern’s Center for Device Development is bringing together clinicians and engineers to develop medical devices with guidance from entrepreneurial experts and through a series of real-world experiences.
New Northwestern Medicine research is believed to have uncovered a novel therapeutic target for the number one genetic killer of toddlers in the developed world. Yong-Chao Ma, PhD, assistant professor in pediatrics, neurology, and physiology, is also working to uncover the potential of a new target in the fight against Parkinson’s disease.
Started by Dean Eric G. Neilson, MD, the annual luncheon celebrating Feinberg’s endowed professors serves as a way to thank and honor these faculty members for their accomplishments and contributions to science, education, and research.