More than 60 percent of physicians and medical students reporting delaying having children and building a family due to medical training, with half also having regretted doing so, according to recent survey findings published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Northwestern University investigators have developed the first electronic device for continuously monitoring the health of transplanted organs in real time.
Administering broad-spectrum antibiotics before surgery to remove pancreas tumors may decrease the chances of surgical site infection, according to a recent study published in JAMA.
New research from Northwestern investigators has demonstrated a method for engineering bone surfaces to improve the quality of bone grafts.
A new study has confirmed that circulatory death donor hearts that are reanimated and perfused with blood outside of the body are as safe and effective to transplant as brain death donor hearts preserved using traditional cold storage.
Liver transplant recipients who met the criteria for frailty had comparatively worse quality of life after their transplant, according to a new multicenter study published in JAMA Surgery.
Investigators identified a molecular “brake” that can reduce the activation of damaging cells known to cause primary graft dysfunction — a leading culprit in lung transplant failure.
Josh Levitsky, MD, ’08 MS, has been selected as president-elect of the American Society of Transplantation (AST).
Patients with COVID-19-associated lung disease who received lung transplants had similar outcomes compared to patients without COVID-19, according to a study published in JAMA.
Satish Nadig, MD, PhD, is looking to build on Northwestern’s strong foundation of transplant initiatives and push forward into a new era of transplantation.