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Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.
Investigators have discovered striking genetic differences in subsets of fetal immune cells, providing insight into morbidity related to premature birth.
Jody Ciolino, PhD, and Masha Kocherginsky, PhD, faculty in the Department of Preventive Medicine Division of Biostatistics, were elected to the Board of Directors for the Society for Clinical Trials (SCT).
A newly discovered inhibitor of a common cancer-causing protein operates selectively, reducing expression of genes that fuel rampant cell proliferation, and altering the epigenome, according to a recent study.
Feinberg’s Medical Faculty Council recently honored the recipients of the 2022 Mentor of the Year award at a virtual mentoring workshop.
The Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Initiative at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is bringing together Feinberg investigators who study immunotherapy to increase collaboration and accelerate high-impact immunotherapy research.
Dozens of faculty members and fourth-year medical students were recognized for their scholarly and clinical excellence at Feinberg’s Honors Day, held May 20.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a potential therapeutic target for the most common type of pancreatic cancer, according to a study published in Developmental Cell.
Feinberg’s arts and humanities seminars allow medical students to approach the world of medicine and healthcare from different perspectives and with new skills.
The McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University hosted its second annual Health Equity Week, a series of panel discussions highlighting the roots of healthcare disparities and how clinicians and scientists are working to find solutions.
The protein FOXK2 promotes survival of cancer stem cells in ovarian cancer, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Children born to women who took antipsychotic medications later in their pregnancy did not show increased risk of neurodevelopmental disorders, according to a recent study.
In this feature story, Northwestern scientists share their work at the forefront of HIV research, pioneering new strategies to investigate, treat, and work towards a cure for the disease.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a novel signaling pathway activated by interferons, a group of immune system proteins, that suppresses the anti-tumor response of interferons in patients with a particular type of blood cancer, according to findings published in Nature Communications. Targeting this pathway in combination with interferon therapy may provide a novel approach to […]
Investigators have discovered a novel signaling pathway in interferons that suppresses their anti-tumor response in patients with a particular type of blood cancer.
Feinberg faculty members have been elected to two prominent medical societies: the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and the Association of American Physicians (AAP).
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has been recognized as one of the best medical schools in the nation, ranking 17th among research-oriented institutions, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings.
On Match Day, fourth-year medical students celebrated their success as they learned where they will spend the next three to seven years as residents.
In a ceremony on March 15, the Feinberg chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society welcomed 43 new student, faculty, alumni and housestaff members.
Pregnant and postpartum individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2 during pregnancy have an increased risk of maternal mortality or morbidity from obstetric complications, according to a recent study.
A new anatomy curriculum for the MD and PA programs integrates the HoloAnatomy software, which allows students to visualize every part of the body through a virtual, three-dimensional perspective.
Marijuana use among pregnant and postpartum individuals living with HIV increased from 2007 to 2019, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Feinberg experienced a year of exceptional growth, perseverance, and collaboration in 2021, from honors and awards to unprecedented research discoveries.
Through the Robert J. Havey, MD Institute for Global Health, Feinberg faculty across disciplines are training investigators from Africa, many of whom are enrolled in Feinberg graduate programs, on how to effectively conduct research about diseases currently impacting their home countries.
TG2, an enzyme known to help cancers spread more quickly, also plays a role in regulating T-cells — opening the door to dual inhibition, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD; Melissa Simon, MD, MPH; and Guillermo Ameer, ScD; have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Second-year medical student Veronica Zheng is the co-founder of the “Walk with a Future Doc” program, which connects community members and Feinberg medical students to discuss important health topics while taking weekly walks in Chicago parks.
Women with early, nonviable pregnancies of unknown location who were given an active management strategy had more successful pregnancy resolutions than those given an expectant management strategy, according to a randomized clinical trial published in JAMA.
A novel combination treatment may increase the ability of monoclonal antibodies to control viral infection in patients diagnosed with HIV, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
The rate of gestational diabetes has shot up 30 percent in young U.S. women over the past decade according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.