The Institute for Women’s Health Research is hosting a forum, poster session, and exhibit May 15 to celebrate National Women’s Health Awareness Week.
New Northwestern Medicine preclinical research has for the first time identified the molecular trigger of uterine fibroids.
Four Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine faculty members were honored over the weekend with election into the Association of American Physicians and American Society for Clinical Investigation.
Philip Greenland, MD, Harry W. Dingman Professor of Cardiology, the founding director of the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, has indicated a wish to relinquish his role as institute director this spring.
With recent evidence suggesting nicotine may not be the only culprit causing smokers’ bones to take longer to heal, Wellington Hsu, MD, is in the lab looking for answers.
iExperiment, is part of a suite of new applications developed by Northwestern University Information Technology (NUIT) and the Oncofertility Consortium. iExperiment is a portal where scientists can watch and participate in experiments that are taking place around the globe.
A new Northwestern Medicine brain-machine technology delivers messages from the brain directly to the muscles, bypassing the spinal cord, to enable voluntary and complex movement of a paralyzed hand.
A Northwestern Medicine scientist has developed the first blood test to diagnose major depression in teens, a breakthrough approach that allows an objective diagnosis by measuring a specific set of genetic markers found in a patient’s blood.
For the first time a group of researchers are following teens who are at a high risk for mental illness to track changes that occur in the brain as they live their lives. The study, the Chicago Adolescent Longitudinal Project, aims to not only identify early markers of mental illness but also facilitate early intervention.
A new study from Boyd Metzger, MD,a professor of medicine-endocrinology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, shows women who are just above average for weight and blood sugar are at a higher risk of bad pregnancy outcomes than previously known.