News and Announcements
Read the latest news from the Division of Hematology/Oncology including awards, publications and announcements.
Twelve faculty with appointments at Feinberg were named to the 2022 “Highly Cited Researchers” list, published by Clarivate Analytics.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered the mechanisms by which a particular protein promotes cancer cell proliferation and survival in acute myeloid leukemia, according to findings published in Blood.
Using machine learning, Northwestern scientists have demonstrated that the protein membrane CD81 interacts with CD44 in promoting tumor cell cluster formation and lung metastasis of triple negative breast cancer.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that a particular enzyme is essential for regulating cancer cell survival and metastasis under cellular stress, according to a recent study.
More than 480 investigators, students, trainees and faculty presented scientific posters and abstracts at Feinberg’s 16th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day.
A two-drug combination has been shown to improve patient response to treatment in relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukemia.
Investigators have developed a new imaging technique that increases the detection and identification of proteoforms by four-fold when compared to current methods.
A Northwestern Medicine study has identified a molecular mechanism that helps regulate the progression of castration-resistant prostate cancer.
A change in function in a mitochondrial protein is associated with gene expression that may promote the development of cancer, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine Study.
An emerging therapy showed promise in patients with relapsed B-cell lymphoma who are not ideal candidates for stem cell transplants.
An epigenetic inhibitor increased immune system activity in patients with ovarian cancer.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered novel mechanisms that regulate cellular stress response, according to findings published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Bicarbonate ions are required for cell growth in some cancers, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Calcium channel blockers may improve treatment for patients with pancreatic cancer receiving chemotherapy, according to a recent study.
A new androgen biosynthesis inhibitor drug improved progression-free survival in prostate cancer but did not improve overall survival compared to current therapies.
The Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Initiative at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is bringing together Feinberg investigators who study immunotherapy to increase collaboration and accelerate high-impact immunotherapy research.
A blood-based tumor biomarker can predict the benefit of immunotherapy to patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
A transcription factor associated with androgen receptor activity in prostate cancer has a newly discovered role in controlling lipid biosynthesis.
The protein FOXK2 promotes survival of cancer stem cells in ovarian cancer, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a novel signaling pathway activated by interferons, a group of immune system proteins, that suppresses the anti-tumor response of interferons in patients with a particular type of blood cancer, according to findings published in Nature Communications. Targeting this pathway in combination with interferon therapy may provide a novel approach to […]
Investigators have discovered a novel signaling pathway in interferons that suppresses their anti-tumor response in patients with a particular type of blood cancer.
Medical students and students in the Physician Assistant Program can advance their Spanish speaking skills by completing Medical Spanish courses in their respective programs.
Investigators discovered that decreased expression of the G alpha 13 protein in mice and human pancreatic tumors promotes tumor growth, according to recent findings.
A new publication outlines the structure-function relationships between the first spherical nucleic acid vaccine developed to protect against viral infections, including COVID-19.
The drug darolutamid, administered with standard androgen-deprivation therapy and docetaxel chemotherapy, increased survival in patients with metastatic hormone-sensitive prostate cancer.
A new therapy showed improvements over the standard treatment for relapsed B-cell lymphoma, according to a recent study.
A new study has identified naturally occurring nano-sized particles that can block infection from broad strains of SARS-CoV-2 virus in preclinical studies.
A recent study showed that targeted radioembolization alongside chemotherapy improved progress-free survival for patients with metastatic colon cancer.
Second-year medical students presented Area of Scholarly Concentration (AOSC) research projects during a virtual session held November 5.