The Daily Northwestern

NU pharmaceutical spinoff aims to treat brain disorders

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

October 1, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

A Northwestern spinoff company that produces antidepressants was acquired in July by pharmaceutical company Allergan for an initial $560 million. The scientists and researchers behind the company, Naurex, hope to continue their...

Feinberg student sues Northwestern under Title IX

Madeline Fox, Summer Managing Editor

August 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A Feinberg School of Medicine student is suing Northwestern under Title IX saying the school responded with “deliberate indifference” after he reported he was sexually harassed by a professor. A federal judge ruled last...

Northwestern receives $17.5 million research grant for HIV prevention program

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

August 5, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

Northwestern Medicine scientists have received a $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to use over the next five years for the development of an implantable drug delivery system to protect high-risk individuals...

Feinberg magazine’s future in question after controversial essay

Madeline Fox, Summer Managing Editor

June 26, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A bioethics magazine edited by Northwestern faculty may stop publication after a censorship dispute with the University. Digital issues of the magazine Atrium were pulled offline after Feinberg School of Medicine administrators...

Northwestern scientists look to Nigeria for drug research

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 12, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Inspired by traditional healing techniques used in Nigeria, Northwestern researchers synthesized new chemical compounds that might someday be used to treat people with psychiatric disorders. The NU scientists synthesized two...