- Aug 29, 2014Electric Current to Brain May Help Treat Memory Disorders
Northwestern Medicine scientists found stimulating a particular region in the brain via non-invasive delivery of electrical current using magnetic pulses improves memory.
- Aug 28, 2014Mindfulness Training Brightens Outlook on Life for People with Dementia and Caregiver
A new Northwestern Medicine study reports mindfulness training for individuals with early-stage dementia and their caregivers was beneficial, easing depression and improving sleep and quality of life in both groups.
- Aug 27, 2014Alumni Advise Students for Success in Medical School, Residency and Beyond
Four medical school alumni shared their secrets for success and bestowed career advice on medical students at a career advising event on Monday.
- Aug 27, 2014Kibbe Named Editor in Chief of JAMA Surgery
Melina R. Kibbe, MD, '03 GME, Edward G. Elcock Professor of Surgical Research, starts her new position with the scientific journal on January 1, 2015.
- Aug 26, 2014Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences Training Day Showcases Research
The fourth annual event featured research blending physical therapy, engineering and neuroscience.
- Aug 22, 2014Smartphone App Helps Parents of Premature Infants Transition Home
Craig Garfield, MD, interviewed parents with very low-birth-weight infants and developed a smartphone app to help them cope with concerns about the transition home from the hospital.
- Aug 21, 2014Tissue Regeneration Using Anti-inflammatory Nanomolecules
Northwestern Medicine scientists developed a system using nanomolecules that may protect against the inflammatory reaction that can negatively impact tissue growth, development and function in the bladder.
- Aug 20, 2014Faculty Receive Grants for Patient-Centered Research
Mary McDermott, MD, '92 GME, and Shyam Prabhakaran, MD, were each awarded funding of more than $1 million from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
- Aug 19, 2014Equalizing Access to Kidney Transplants
A system adopted in Florida and Tennessee equalized access to kidney transplants for patients living in different geographic areas within each state, with just a minor change to the current system used in other states.