Northwestern Medicine scientists discovered a method to promote organ transplant tolerance by limiting the immune response in a novel way.
Melina R. Kibbe, MD, ’03 GME, Edward G. Elcock Professor of Surgical Research, starts her new position with the scientific journal on January 1, 2015.
A system adopted in Florida and Tennessee equalized access to kidney transplants for patients living in different geographic areas within each state, with just a minor change to the current system used in other states.
A new model uses variables that can be determined before operating.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found a gel form of tamoxifen applied to the breasts of women with noninvasive breast cancer has fewer side effects than the same drug taken in oral form.
Scientists from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Chicago identified elevated levels of a regulatory protein called beta-catenin in the T-cells of patients with colon cancer.
A group of physician-scientists at Northwestern Medicine has shown that 10 mL of local anesthetic has the same effect as the commonly used 30 mL to provide sciatic block in patients undergoing knee replacement.
Published in PLOS ONE, the findings by a group of neurosurgeons could change the manner in which a fairly common lumbar procedure is performed in the future.
Alumnus Julian D’Achille’s global health experiences in South Africa and Nicaragua led him to seek out international health opportunities during his residency and master’s degree in public health.
Developed by Gregory Dumanian, MD, and Todd A Kuiken, MD, PhD, targeted muscle reinnervation enables an amputee to control motorized prosthetic devices and regain sensory feedback. New research also shows that it reduces neuroma pain from cut nerve endings.