News and Announcements
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Preventive Medicine. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.
Increased levels of the antibody immunoglobulin A (IgA) are correlated with the manifestation of several diseases and African ancestry, according to findings published in Nature Communications.
Integrating social determinants of health helped mitigate bias when predicting long-term outcomes for heart failure patients, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A study led by Northwestern Medicine investigators found that education and place of birth significantly contribute to racial and ethnic differences in cardiovascular health among U.S. adults.
Originally founded in 1972 as a small team of fewer than 10 people, the department has grown to include seven divisions with 285 faculty and staff.
Telmisartan, an angiotensin receptor blocker drug, did not improve walking performance in patients with lower extremity peripheral artery disease, according to a recent clinical trial published in JAMA.
Mortality rates for ischemic heart disease in Asian American subpopulations were found to be more burdensome than previously reported, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Investigators have identified distinct epigenetic pathways in African American and European American patients diagnosed with multiple myeloma, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Mary M. McDermott, MD, ’92 GME, the Jeremiah Stamler Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, has been honored with the American Heart Association’s 2022 Peripheral Vascular Disease Distinguished Achievement Award.
Polygenic risk scores demonstrated minimal clinical benefit in predicting long-term coronary heart disease when added to a traditional risk factor model, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A new study provides evidence that blood epigenetic biomarkers contain “snapshots” of past cardiovascular health exposures and behavior at the molecular level.
Proteins gain new interactions that are potentially oncogenic and could drive cancer development and growth, according to a recent study.
Jody Ciolino, PhD, and Masha Kocherginsky, PhD, faculty in the Department of Preventive Medicine Division of Biostatistics, were elected to the Board of Directors for the Society for Clinical Trials (SCT).
Investigators have discovered the mechanisms underlying a T-cell receptor’s immunosuppressive function, findings that may improve the development of precision therapeutics for chronic disease, including cancer.
Northwestern and the American Lung Association have begun a first-of-its-kind longitudinal study to track and analyze the lungs of millennials at the peak of their lung health.
Jeremiah Stamler, MD, founding chair and professor emeritus of Preventive Medicine, passed away on January 26. He was 102 years old.