The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern to partner with AbbVie for cancer research

Allyson Chiu, Assistant Campus Editor

December 6, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern has agreed to a five-year partnership with biopharmaceutical company AbbVie to collaborate on cancer research, the company announced Monday. The North Chicago-based company will provide funding for research at...

Lurie Center starts partnership for personalized oncology program

Joseph Diebold, Web Editor

February 11, 2015

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern’s Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center is joining forces with the Northwestern Medicine Developmental Therapeutics Institute and Northwestern Memorial Hospital for a new research initiative that aims to...

Lurie Cancer Center chooses new director

Ally Mutnick, Managing Editor

October 1, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, On Campus, Science & Technology

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University named Dr. Leonidas Platanias its new director Wednesday, tapping a doctor who is known for his research on cancer-fighting proteins found in the bloodstream. Platanias,...

Feinberg professor involved in successful chemotherapy alternative for leukemia

Christine Farolan, Reporter

January 29, 2014

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

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...

Northwestern cancer center holds annual town hall on breast cancer

Rosalie Chan, Reporter

October 8, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Northwestern's Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center held its annual town hall meeting on breast cancer Sunday. At the Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Town Hall, participants ask...