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GE Aviation selects McCormick seniors’ work to prototype

Kelli Nguyen, Reporter

May 21, 2017

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

A project created by seven McCormick seniors that more efficiently inspects airplane turbine engines has been selected to be prototyped by GE Aviation, the University announced earlier this month. McCormick senior John Harris,...

Feinberg profs develop apps to improve mental health

Jonah Dylan, Assistant Campus Editor

January 26, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Researchers at the Feinberg School of Medicine have designed phone apps that aim to help users reduce depression and anxiety by interacting with the apps only a few times a day. Kathryn Noth Tomasino, who co-authored a stu...

Northwestern to partner with AbbVie for cancer research

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

December 6, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern has agreed to a five-year partnership with biopharmaceutical company AbbVie to collaborate on cancer research, the company announced Monday. The North Chicago-based company will provide funding for research at...

Northwestern scientists find region of brain responsible for placebo effect

Emre Turkolmez, Reporter

November 13, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Northwestern scientists discovered the area of the brain responsible for the placebo effect, the University announced. Feinberg Prof. Apkar Vania Apkarian, who co-led a study on placebos, said the discovery will significantly ...

Northwestern program uses speech therapy to combat dementia

Ryan Wangman, Reporter

October 27, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

A new speech therapy program aimed at helping people with dementia regain control of their verbal skills significantly improved patients’ language abilities, according to a Northwestern study. The program, called “The Communication...

Feinberg cardiologist named to National Academy of Medicine

Tori Latham, Features Editor

October 19, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

The chief of cardiology at the Feinberg School of Medicine was elected to the National Academy of Medicine on Monday. Dr. Clyde Yancy, who also serves as the vice dean for diversity and inclusion at Feinberg, was chosen because...

Northwestern Medicine scientists find brain pathway to alleviate depression

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a pathway in the brain that could be used to develop new methods for easing depression, a study published Tuesday shows. The discovery could lead to the development of a new...