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...