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Category: Health & Medicine

How Manmade Chemicals Alter Our Microbial World

At this month’s Science Café, McCormick’s Erica Hartmann reveals the life-or-death dynamics most of us can’t usually see — and why these matter for...
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Understanding and Combating Virulent Viruses

A Q& A with Gregory Smith, PhD, professor of Microbiology-Immunology The spread of the coronavirus from China is raising fears of a global pandemic....
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Science Café: What Sleep Teaches Us

People spend a third of their life asleep, and psychologists like Ken Paller are pursuing answers to the cognitive mysteries of our nightly slumber....
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Northwestern Researchers Connect Mind-Body for Better Health

Feinberg School’s Osher Center combines biomedical and integrative medicine to provide patients (and clinicians) with a holistic approach to healing By Glenn Jeffers Jason...
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Northwestern Researchers to Create ‘Common Standard’ for Assessing Development in Young Children

University Research Institute DevSci brings transdisciplinary domain expertise to develop ‘Toddler Toolbox’ with $15 million in NIH support A new, multimillion-dollar contract led by...
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Core Colloquium Highlights Research Impact of Shared Facilities

Annual event convened scientists and staff to celebrate key part of research ecosystem and honor UT Health San Antonio professor during Northwestern’s ‘150 Years...
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Northwestern Expands Landmark Study on Delinquent Youth

New funding adds intergenerational component to project that has revealed links between detention and social ills For the past two decades, Linda Teplin has...
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Pioneering Oncofertility Field Offers Hope For Children Battling Cancer

Go inside the labs where Northwestern researchers are working to create bioprosthetic ovaries to help counteract fertility issues caused by chemotherapy I’m standing in...
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Hope From The Lab

Neurosurgical-oncologist Maciej Lesniak is part of a world-class Northwestern team aiming to develop breakthrough treatments for brain cancer   Northwestern Medicine neurosurgeon Maciej “Matt”...
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Genomic Justice

Minoli Perera is using pharmacogenomics to help bring about ‘precision medicine for all’ Fifteen years ago, when researchers revealed a genetic link between an...
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Teaming Up Against Incurable Odds

Nanotechnology and neurology come together in the fight against a deadly brain cancer Any potential cure for glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) — the most common...
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BMI Blues: New dads often battle weight gain

Welcoming a new baby into the world can bring transcendent joy — and present some weighty challenges. For many first-time fathers, that weight can...
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