Biohub for Breakthroughs

September 19, 2023 0

Chicago is home to a new Chan Zuckerberg Initiative biomedical research hub, accelerating collaborative science and galvanizing multidisciplinary research.

Colonoscopies Just Got Smarter

September 19, 2023 0

New technology has raised the IQ of routine colonoscopies. The recent introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) in the gastrointestinal (GI) lab is improving the ability of gastroenterologists to spot and remove precancerous colorectal polyps.

The Biology of Behavior

September 19, 2023 0

Northwestern scientists probe the molecular underpinnings of human behavior and neurological disorders.

Turning Research Into Action

September 18, 2023 0

As chair of the Department of Medical Social Sciences, Rinad Beidas, PhD, is building bridges to transform health and healthcare delivery equitably and to ensure that discoveries are translated into impact for our communities.

Research Briefs

CT Scan Best at Predicting Heart Disease Risk in Middle Age

September 10, 2023 0

CT scans are better at predicting a middle-aged person’s risk for a heart disease, such as a heart attack, than genetics, reports a Northwestern Medicine…

Secondary Bacterial Pneumonia Drove Many COVID-19 Deaths

September 10, 2023 0

Machine learning finds no evidence of cytokine storm in critically ill patients with COVID-19.

Understanding the Role of Octopamine in Neurodegeneration

September 10, 2023 0

Scientists have discovered how octopamine, the major “fight-or-flight” neurotransmitter in invertebrates, communicates with other cells in mammalian brains to prevent cell death.

How Aggressive Thyroid Cancer Evolves

September 10, 2023 0

Scientists have shed new light on how the deadliest form of thyroid cancer transforms from slow-growing to aggressive.

Alumni News

Progress Notes

Sharing news, accomplishments, and important milestones from the alumni of the Feinberg School of Medicine.