Media Coverage

This Is How Music Can Change Your Brain

A new study from Northwestern University revealed that in order to fully reap the cognitive benefits of a music class, kids can’t just sit there and let the sound of music wash over them.

TIME Magazine Dec 16, 2014
Hour limits for docs-in-training may not improve safety, test scores

“There was really no impact of the duty hour restrictions,” said Dr. Karl Bilimoria, the study’s senior author from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

Reuters Dec 09, 2014
Could the Chemical BPA Raise Your Blood Pressure?

"While a 4.5 mmHg difference sounds small, and this study does not tell us how long that elevation might last, when you translate that difference to a large population it could have real meaning in terms of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure for people who drink such beverages frequently," said Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones at Northwestern University in Chicago, who was not involved in the study.

NBC News (National) Dec 08, 2014
Peanut Allergy Patch Quest Has DBV of France Evading Suitors

“If it works, a patch would be the easiest for a family,” said Ruchi Gupta, author of “The Food Allergy Experience” and an associate professor at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.

Bloomberg Businessweek Dec 02, 2014

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