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Breakthroughs

Sep 19, 2019

Northwestern scientists are conducting dozens of experiments and clinical trials aimed at understanding and fighting glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive primary brain tumor in adults. Rimas Lukas, MD, shares results of a promising Phase 1 clinical trial and other projects...


Aug 13, 2019

Mozziyar Etemadi, MD, PhD, a research assistant professor in Anesthesiology and Biomedical Engineering is leading deep learning projects in his lab at Northwestern. He talks about a collaboration between Northwestern and Google that uses a deep learning system to predict lung cancer.


Aug 1, 2019

Every member of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine community has a voice and a perspective uniquely their own. Check out our new essay-style podcast Feinberg Perspectives, where faculty, trainees and students read pieces they’ve written themselves, using their voices to share messages, stories and...


Jul 9, 2019

In the new Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center at Northwestern, tiny bio-artificial kidneys are growing in the lab of Dr. Susan Quaggin. She and a team of scientists, with expertise in stem cells, blood vessels and developmental biology, are accelerating the development of...


Jun 12, 2019

Results from a randomized phase three clinical trial published in The New England Journal of Medicine could change the way women are treated for later stage endometrial cancer. Northwestern's Dr. Daniela Matei led the trial and is here with details.