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Ebola-Fighting Protein Discovered in Human Cells

Ebola virus (green) infects human cells much more easily when you remove the protective RBBP6 protein (compare left to right). Researchers have discovered a human protein that helps fight the Ebola virus and could one day lead to an...
13-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Unprecedented Look at Electron Brings Us Closer to Understanding the Universe

In a new study, researchers at Northwestern, Harvard and Yale universities examined the shape of an electron’s charge with unprecedented precision to confirm that it is perfectly spherical.
17-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Demonstrate First Example of a Bioresorbable Electronic Medicine

Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine researchers have developed the first example of a bioelectronic medicine: an implantable, biodegradable wireless device that speeds nerve regeneration and improves healing of a...
8-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Don’t Treat E-Cigarettes Like Cigarettes

CHICAGO - “Cigarette” might appear in the term “e-cigarette” but that is as far as their similarities extend, reports a new Northwestern Medicine report published Friday, Sept. 28, in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Assuming...
1-Oct-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Senior Audi Executive to Lead Northwestern’s Marketing and Communications Efforts

Jeri Ward, one of the foremost experts in branding and communications within the automotive industry, has been named Northwestern University’s new Vice President for Global Marketing and Communications, effective Oct. 1, 2018, reporting directly...
4-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Cancer Patients Guaranteed Oncofertility Treatment Coverage Under New Illinois Law

Illinois cancer patients no longer have to choose between costly life-saving treatments and preserving their ability to one day have their own biological children, thanks to a fertility preservation bill signed  Aug. 27 by Gov. Bruce Rauner at...
28-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Diabetes risk higher among LGBQ teens than heterosexual teens, study finds

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning youth are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, be obese and engage in less physical activity and more sedentary activities than heterosexual youth, a new Northwestern Medicine study has found.
23-Jul-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

High School Students Work with DFA to Design Solutions for Social Problems

At least 20 high school students from Chicago and Evanston will join more than 100 college students from all over the country at Design for America’s annual summit, where they will design solutions for problems in their communities.
23-Jul-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Northwestern University is one of the country’s leading private research and teaching universities. It has two campuses located on Lake Michigan: the 240-acre main campus in Evanston, about 12 miles north of downtown Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. A third campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern has approximately 8,000 full-time undergraduate students, 8,000 graduate and professional program students and 2,000 part-time students. A member of the Big Ten conference, its athletic teams are called the Wildcats. Founded in 1851, Northwestern now has 12 schools and colleges: the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communication; the School of Professional Studies; the School of Education and Social Policy; the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; the Graduate School; the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications; the Pritzker School of Law, the J. L. Kellogg School of Management; the Feinberg School of Medicine; the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music; and Northwestern University in Qatar.


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