The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern Medicine study finds new gene linked to lung cancer

Hayley Glatter, Managing Editor

November 11, 2015

Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a new gene correlated with lung cancer tumor formation and metastasis. In a study published Nov. 3 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, scientists show that the suppression...

Feinberg study shows bilingual website raises awareness of kidney donations for Hispanics, Latinos

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

October 12, 2015

A new bilingual website increased Hispanic and Latino individuals’ knowledge about kidney donations and transplantation, a study from Northwestern Medicine and the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois found. The website,...

Northwestern Medicine likely to merge with KishHealth System

Julia Jacobs, Summer Editor

August 13, 2015

Northwestern Medicine will likely expand its reach after KishHealth System signed an agreement Aug. 5 to join the company. The agreement, subject to regulatory approval by the state in the fall, will add two hospitals and...

Northwestern receives $17.5 million research grant for HIV prevention program

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

August 5, 2015

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

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...