The Daily Northwestern

Feinberg professors win awards to research autism, Crohn’s disease

Shane McKeon, Campus Editor

May 3, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Two Feinberg professors each won competitive awards of $100,000 per year over three years to fund projects that fight autism spectrum disorder and Crohn’s disease. Feinberg Profs. Jeffrey Savas and Arun Sharma each won a Hartwe...

Northwestern professor shares research on legislative gridlock

Nora Shelly, Reporter

October 12, 2015

Filed under Campus, Speakers

A Northwestern professor discussed her research into the underlying causes of legislative gridlock Monday, arguing that lawmakers’ reluctance to compromise has paralyzed legislatures across the country. Political science Pr...

Northwestern launches men’s health registry for medical research

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 17, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern's Women's Health Research Institute has launched a registry dedicated to supporting research of men's health in an effort to better understand women's health. The Illinois Men's Health Registry looks to help researchers...

Northwestern receives grant to buy electron detector

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Campus Editor

November 11, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

Northwestern researchers will soon be able to peer into the inside of a molecule thanks to an electron detector purchased for use in collaboration with the Chicago Biomedical Consortium. The CBC, a partnership between NU,...

Northwestern researchers create color-changing skin patch to detect health issues

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

September 25, 2014

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Researchers from Northwestern and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a wearable skin patch that changes color when cardiovascular and skin issues arise. The small wireless device is mechanically invisible,...

Northwestern Medicine discovers new memory improvement method

Ciara McCarthy, Editor in Chief

September 24, 2014

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

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...

Northwestern researchers’ glaucoma breakthrough prompts new treatment development

Christine Farolan, Copy Chief

September 13, 2014

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Scientists at Northwestern's medical school have uncovered a new cause of the eye disease glaucoma, spurring their research on a new eye drop to more sustainably treat the condition, the University announced Wednesday. Glaucoma...

Northwestern partners with other universities to create new educational research center

Olivia Exstrum, Assistant Summer Editor

July 4, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern is one of three universities that received a nearly $5 million collective grant to create a new national center focused on examining how leaders in education use research to make their decisions. The School of...