In a recent Northwestern Medicine exploratory study, genetics experts considered incorporating whole genome sequencing into traditional newborn screening, revealing varying opinions about handling the future of genomics.
Sparks literally fly when a sperm and an egg hit it off. The fertilized mammalian egg releases from its surface billions of zinc atoms in “zinc sparks,” one wave after another, a Northwestern University-led interdisciplinary research team has found.
A Northwestern Medicine study shows that lysosome dysfunction caused by a genetic mutation in patients with a rare Parkinson's-like disorder leads to neurodegeneration, a finding that may link to common forms of the disease.
National and local ALS researchers, experts, doctors and patients gathered at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine's Fourth Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair on Thursday, Dec. 11.
Luis Rivera, MD, a first-year resident in Family and Community Medicine, was recently awarded a $25,000 scholarship by the National Medical Fellowship for his work and commitment to underserved populations of Chicago.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have received a $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate the biological reasons that a quarter of all people with whiplash injury from motor vehicle collisions fail to fully recover in the long-term.
Feinberg's student societies, a network of students across all four years of medical school, are hosting a series of Q and A conversations with alumni as part of a new program called "Real Physicians of Feinberg."