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Northwestern Medicine creates miniature female reproductive tract

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor

April 9, 2017

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern researchers have created a miniature model of the female reproductive system, which they hope will change the future of research and treatment of diseases that affect women. The model, called EVATAR, is made out...

Northwestern scientists find region of brain responsible for placebo effect

Emre Turkolmez, Reporter

November 13, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Northwestern scientists discovered the area of the brain responsible for the placebo effect, the University announced. Feinberg Prof. Apkar Vania Apkarian, who co-led a study on placebos, said the discovery will significantly ...

Northwestern Medicine scientists find brain pathway to alleviate depression

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a pathway in the brain that could be used to develop new methods for easing depression, a study published Tuesday shows. The discovery could lead to the development of a new...