- Northwestern med school snags $15 million grant to boost heart healthNorthwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine has received $15 million to help independent clinics improve patients' heart health and stroke prevention.
- Crain's Chicago Business May 28, 2015
- Soy Supplements Won’t Ease Asthma, Study Finds"This study highlights why it is so important to perform well-designed, placebo-controlled studies when associations are reported between specific nutrients and disease outcomes," study lead author Dr. Lewis Smith, professor of medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, said in a university news release.
- U.S. News & World Report May 27, 2015
- ‘Groundbreaking’ cystic fibrosis treatment could improve quality of life for thousandsIn a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine Sunday, researchers reported that they saw dramatic improvement in patients after treating them with a pill that combines ivacaftor and another medication known as lumacaftor. Susanna McColley, a professor of pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and co-author of the study, said about 15,000 patients in the United States alone could benefit.
- Washington Post May 21, 2015
- Chicago-area doctors aid victims of earthquakes in Nepal
Dr. Scott Cordes was operating on a patient Tuesday when the hospital building in Nepal began to violently shake. He could hear screams throughout the hospital as nurses and family members tried to evacuate patients. Cordes, an assistant clinical professor with the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, was treating victims of the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal less than three weeks ago, when the area was struck again — this time by a 7.3-magnitude quake centered between the capital Kathmandu and Mount Everest.
- Chicago Tribune May 13, 2015
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