The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern researchers work on drug to prolong life

Benjamin Din, Digital Projects Editor

January 27, 2016

Northwestern researchers may have found a method for avoiding, or at least deterring, life’s most inevitable characteristic: aging. Researchers in Japan who developed a new drug to prolong life have partnered with Feinberg...

Feinberg rheumatology prof dies at 62

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

January 23, 2015

James L. Schroeder, a rheumatology professor at the Feinberg School of Medicine for 30 years, passed away Dec. 30 at age 62. A memorial service was held Jan. 10 at Christ Church in Winnetka. Schroeder also served as the fo...

New drug has potential to target diseases that cause accelerated aging

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 2, 2014

Northwestern Medicine scientists developed a new experimental drug with the potential to treat diseases that cause accelerated aging, including chronic kidney diseases, diabetes and HIV infection. The scientists' study, publi...