The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern Medicine discovers new memory improvement method

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

September 25, 2014

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

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

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 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...

Northwestern profs present research findings at Boston meeting

Jillian Sandler, Campus Editor

February 17, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Several Northwestern professors presented their research findings at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston during the weekend. Anthropology Prof. William Leonard’s research...