The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern adds health care, business MOOCs

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

March 26, 2015

Northwestern is adding health care and business classes to its offerings of massive open online courses this spring. The classes, which will be taught by professors from the Feinberg School of Medicine and the Kellogg School...

Northwestern Medicine discovers new memory improvement method

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

September 24, 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...

Pre-med students rush to take MCAT before major exam changes

Jeanne Kuang, Campus Editor

September 24, 2014

Northwestern pre-medical students are rushing to take the MCAT before the new version of the test, which will be longer and include more subjects, is administered in April. The exam used for admission to medical school will...

Northwestern Medicine develops blood test for depression

Christine Farolan, Copy Chief

September 24, 2014

Scientists at Northwestern Medicine are developing the first blood test to diagnose depression in adults. The test measures the levels of nine biological markers in a patient to identify how well he or she responds to treatment....