The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded a new, five-year $11.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to advance translational brain cancer research.
Molecular autopsies can reveal genetic risk factors in young people who unexpectedly die, but proper interpretation of the results can be challenging, according to a recent study.
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a novel mechanism for how mutations in desmoplakin — a protein that helps cells stick together — can lead to cardiac arrhythmias and other diseases.
A large national study shows electively inducing labor at 39 weeks actually reduces the rate of cesarean deliveries and decreases maternal and fetal complications.
Steven DeVries, MD, PhD, was awarded the Brian Boycott Prize at the FASEB Science Research Conference on Retinal Neurobiology and Visual Processing.
Basic Science conducted by investigators at Northwestern’s Les Turner ALS Center is building a foundation for future ALS care.
Pediatric patients with sepsis who completed a series of treatments within one hour of sepsis recognition had better outcomes, according to a new multi-center study.
MD/PhD student Emma Gargus is engaged in research designing biomaterials for use in ovarian health and works to advocate for diversity and inclusion in medicine.