A team of scientists has demonstrated a novel approach to delivering cancer drugs directly to tumor cells, through gold nanoparticles that can be remotely triggered to release therapies.
Obese, middle-age men and women who had bariatric surgery have half the death rate of those who had traditional medical treatment over a 10-year period.
A new study finds that racial and ethnic disparities in live donor kidney transplantation have significantly increased over the last two decades, highlighting the need for national efforts to reduce disparities.
Women with invasive breast cancer who were treated with an aggressive lymph node removal saw no survival benefit compared to those who received a less invasive procedure, according to a new clinical trial.
Mamta Swaroop, MD, associate professor of Surgery, leads the Chicago South Side Trauma First Responders Course, a free program giving Chicago community members the tools to render first aid to trauma victims.
The school year’s first TIME talk, a monthly lecture series at Feinberg on innovations in medical education, was dedicated to reducing gender disparities in the field of surgery.
Karl Bilimoria, MD, MS, associate professor of Surgery, found growing acceptance of new flexible shift lengths in a national survey of surgical residents.
Patients with melanoma that has spread to the sentinel nodes did not see any survival benefit after a surgical procedure called immediate completion lymph node dissection, according to a study in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Scientists have designed a promising bioactive nanomaterial with the potential to stimulate bone regeneration and improve quality of life for surgical patients and lead to less-invasive procedures.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered the mechanism that drives primary lung allograft dysfunction, the leading cause of death after lung transplantation.