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Clinic coordinated by Feinberg students provides free primary care to Rogers Park residents

Jake Holland, Assistant Campus Editor

February 15

Filed under Campus

Students at the Feinberg School of Medicine are putting their skills to use and administering care at a free clinic in Rogers Park. The Indian American Medical Association of Illinois Charitable Foundation Clinic, or the Devon... Read more »

Feinberg profs develop apps to improve mental health

Jonah Dylan, Assistant Campus Editor

January 26

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... Read more »

Northwestern program uses speech therapy to combat dementia

Ryan Wangman, Reporter

October 27

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... Read more »

Feinberg cardiologist named to National Academy of Medicine

Tori Latham, Features Editor

October 19

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... Read more »

Northwestern researchers discover ‘firework’ in fertilization

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

May 2

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern researchers discovered a “firework” that sparks when a human egg is injected with sperm enzyme and acts as an indicator to the egg’s fertility. The study, published in Scientific Reports, detailed a zinc spark that erupts when an egg is fertilized, with the size of the explosion directly measuring the egg’... Read more »

Weinberg senior receives fellowship

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor

April 25

Filed under Academic, Campus

Weinberg senior Diana Chang received a fellowship to study literature and culture for one year in China at Peking University. Chang will be enrolled in the Master of Chinese Studies program at the Yenching Academy of Pekin... Read more »

Northwestern scientists use 3D printer to create prosthetic ovary

Isabel Schwartz, Reporter

April 8

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

A team of Northwestern scientists used a 3D printer to create a prosthetic ovary that restores reproductive function in mice. Researchers in the Woodruff Lab and the Shah Tissue Engineering and Additive Manufacturing Lab... Read more »

Mother sues Northwestern Memorial Hospital over son’s death

Madeline Fox, Reporter

March 29

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A Chicago woman is suing Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation, alleging negligence leading to the death of her son in 2014. Mara Berger, independent administrator of her son Adam Berger’... Read more »