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.
A new Northwestern Medicine study published Sept. 13 in Nature offers the first formula that accurately predicts a young scientist’s success up to 10 years into the future, and could be useful for hiring and funding decisions.
James Surmeier, PhD, chair of physiology, has been awarded a prestigious Blueprint for Neuroscience Research grant to research and develop a neuroprotective treatment for Parkinson’s disease. For the first time in his career, Surmeier will be working with the pharmaceutical industry to bring a drug into existence.
The Division of Breast Surgery, led by Nora Hansen, MD, associate professor of surgery,
will include research efforts regarding the means of preventing breast cancer, early diagnosis of breast cancer, treatment strategies, and new nanotechnological approaches to diagnose and treat the disease.
The 44 new tests, available in Spanish and English, slash the number of questions and time required for study participants by up to 90 percent.
Temper tantrums in young children can be an early signal of mental health problems, but how does a parent or pediatrician know when disruptive behavior is typical or a sign of a serious problem?
Northwestern researchers have revealed a new aspect of the interaction between the influenza virus and its host. Understanding how viruses disable the immune system can help scientists design therapeutics to preserve the immune response and keep people healthy.
Medical Scientist Training Program student Jessica Queen turned a trip to Asia into a paper that appeared on the August cover of Infection and Immunity. For Queen, the opportunity to travel to a region of the world where cholera is endemic helped put into perspective the reasons she works so hard in the lab.
A new Northwestern Medicine study takes a look at the brains of an elite group of people age 80 and older whose memories are as sharp as people 20 to 30 years younger than them.
A new research project being conducted by a collaborative team from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is working to determine who, if anyone, should receive a hand transplant.