The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern Medicine discovers new memory improvement method

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

September 25, 2014

Northwestern researchers discovered that using electrical current to stimulate the brain can improve memory, according to a study published last month. This research could be used to treat conditions such as strokes, Alzheimer’s...

Northwestern researchers hit ‘bull’s eye’ with Alzheimer’s molecule

Edward Cox, Assistant Summer Editor

July 5, 2013

Northwestern researchers are a step closer to marketing a molecular compound that targets Alzheimer’s disease in humans. NU scientists created a drug-like molecule that successfully treated memory loss in test runs using...