The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern medical startup wins competition for potential breast cancer treatment

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 19, 2014

A Northwestern medical startup won a competition earlier this month for a device they created that could potentially improve the treatment of breast cancer patients. The team, who was named the global champion of the Global...

Feinberg student receives fellowship to study in Asia

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

April 15, 2014

A first-year student in the Feinberg School of Medicine has been named a 2014 Luce Scholar, a national award that gives students the opportunity to live and work in East or Southeast Asia for a 10-month fellowship. Andrew Peters...

Feinberg study reveals brains adapt memories over time

Christine Farolan, Reporter

February 11, 2014

Humans' brains are constantly modifying their memories of the past, making the memories less accurate but better for decision-making in the future, according to new Northwestern Medicine study.  Donna Jo Bridge, lead author of the...

Feinberg professor involved in successful chemotherapy alternative for leukemia

Christine Farolan, Reporter

January 29, 2014

A multinational research team that includes Feinberg School of Medicine professor Dr. Shuo Ma is testing a drug that may make a common form of leukemia treatable without the use of chemotherapy. Led by Dr. Richard Furman of Wei...