Ankit Bharat, MBBS, the Harold L. & Margaret N. Method Research Professor of Surgery, has been named chief of Thoracic Surgery in the Department of Surgery.
Kelly Wun, a fourth-year medical student, was the first author of a study that links the microbiome to the development of restenosis, the renarrowing of arteries after a procedure.
A new wireless, Band-Aid-like sensor developed at Northwestern University could revolutionize the way patients manage hydrocephalus — a potentially life-threatening condition in which excess fluid builds up in the brain.
Minimally invasive hysterectomy results in worse overall survival outcomes for cancer patients than traditional open surgery, according to a new study.
The longest-serving chair in the department’s history, Schafer will be remembered as an excellent surgeon, a trusted mentor and a visionary leader.
A Northwestern Medicine study has demonstrated that an age-related increase in estrogen may be the culprit behind a common hernia in elderly men.
Linda Suleiman, MD, ’17 GME, assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, discusses her recent study on the representation of women in orthopaedic surgery.
Northwestern Medicine scientists are using a variety of innovative techniques to uncover the epigenetics of breast cancer, as seen in three recent studies.
The presence of certain antibodies in patients may suggest a higher risk of transplant rejection across multiple organ types, according to a study published in PLOS Medicine.
A new device called a regenerative bandage, developed by Northwestern scientists, quickly heals hard-to-treat diabetic wounds and sores without using drugs.