A Natural Networker

March 11, 2020 0

by WILL DOSS | photography by TERESA CRAWFORD Luisa Iruela-Arispe heads the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology. In 1989, Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, was holding a…

A Year of Discovery

March 11, 2020 0

by Will Doss and Melissa Rohman Feinberg has had an exceptional year of scientific inquiry, ranging from examining the most basic systems that make our…

Informing Policy

December 8, 2019 0

by GINA BAZER Northwestern investigators leverage science to drive policy change. Above: In 1995, Linda Teplin, PhD, and her team launched the first-ever longitudinal study…

Back to Life

December 8, 2019 0

by CHERYL SOOHOO | photography by KIM BECKER Minimally-invasive innovations achieve life-changing outcomes sooner. Gabriela Vargas, a foodie with an adventurous palate, steadily began to…

While We Sleep

December 8, 2019 0

by EMILY AYSHFORD To better understand sleep and its implications in health, Northwestern investigators look to circadian rhythms. Above: A colored MRI scan of the…

Data Detective

December 8, 2019 0

by EMILY AYSHFORD Denise Scholtens decodes data. Study data can be interpreted in multiple ways. Sometimes study designs aren’t completely conclusive; other times, subtle components…

No Small Plans

August 30, 2019 0

by EMILY AYSHFORD | photography by TERESA CRAWFORD Bringing kidney research into the future. Susan Quaggin, MD, in her office. Champagne bottles on display commemorate…

Untangling Alzheimer’s

August 28, 2019 0

by WILL DOSS From the earliest changes in brain chemistry to novel approaches for clinical care, Northwestern scientists investigate a model spectrum of this devastating…

Brain, Heart, & Courage

August 28, 2019 0

by CHERYL SOOHOO | photography by LINDSEY DECICCO and KIM BECKER A risky, life-saving brain surgery calls for a novel plan. Home after her surgery,…

Designed for Discovery

August 28, 2019 0

by GINA BAZER The opening of the Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center ushers in a new era of accelerated scientific discovery. DCIM\100MEDIA\DJI_0034.JPG There’s a new…