From heart tissue repair to retinal cell development, scientific images helped bring to life the discoveries published by Feinberg faculty, trainees and students in 2017. See a selection of some of the most striking images of the year.
Scientists are one step closer to a stem cell treatment for muscular dystrophy after Northwestern Medicine investigators demonstrated improvements in muscle tissue differentiation in stem cells.
A device attached to a patient’s scalp that delivers a continuous dose of low-intensity electric fields improves survival and slows the growth of a deadly brain tumor, according to a new trial.
A newly-designed mutant herpes virus provides a strategy for the development of novel herpes virus vaccines.
A new study provides insights into a mechanism underlying Parkinson’s disease and suggests that an existing drug could be employed as a novel treatment.
Entrepreneurship has been rapidly expanding at Feinberg. Through a range of initiatives, medical school leadership anticipates that the culture of innovation will only continue to grow in coming years.
Feinberg reaffirmed its commitment to informatics and precision medicine by appointing Firas Wehbe, MD, PhD, as its first chief research informatics officer.
A Northwestern Medicine study, published in the journal Cancer Cell, has provided new insights into a mechanism of tumor survival in glioblastoma and demonstrated that inhibiting the process could enhance the effects of radiation therapy.
High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with Parkinson’s disease and can keep symptoms from progressing, according to a phase 2 clinical trial published in JAMA Neurology.
Scientists in the Department of Dermatology are working hard to better understand the fundamentals of skin biology and to bring those discoveries to the forefront of skin treatment.