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Global Vision

February 21, 2022 0

Robert Murphy, MD, leads research and education initiatives around the world while combating COVID-19 misinformation closer to home.

Outsmarting a Trickster

February 21, 2022 0

Feinberg scientists discovered that herpesviruses perform a sneaky maneuver to hide within the nervous system for life.

Healthy Mother, Healthy Child

February 21, 2022 0

Northwestern Medicine goes the extra mile to support people with high-risk pregnancies.

A Banner Year

February 21, 2022 0

Feinberg had an extraordinary 2021. Scientists’ work was published in a range of high-impact journals, presenting a broad spectrum of critical discoveries.

Research Briefs

New Insights into the Mechanism of ALS

February 21, 2022 0

The damaging effects of toxic proteins created in one inherited form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are mediated by a protein called SPOP.

Lewy Body Dementia Exacerbated by Immune Response

February 21, 2022 0

T-cells respond to buildup of alpha-synuclein with a harmful auto-immune response, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Science.

Genome Editing Made Possible on Cells Lining Blood Vessel Walls

February 11, 2022 0

The laboratory of YouYang Zhao, PhD, developed a unique nanoparticle to deliver genome editing technology, including CRISPR/Cas9, to vascular endothelial cells.

Drug May Benefit Patients with Heart Failure

February 11, 2022 0

Dapagliflozin, commonly used to treat type 2 diabetes, improved heart failure-related symptoms and physical limitations in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.