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Northwestern University

Private multidisciplinary research university.

Northwestern is one of the nation’s premier research universities, combining innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary, and diverse environment. Northwestern provides both students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal, and professional growth in beautiful settings, with two campuses located on Lake Michigan: a 240-acre campus in Evanston, minutes north of Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in downtown Chicago. A third campus in Doha, Qatar was founded in 2008. For more information visit

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Luis Amaral

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Northwestern University

Thomas Stoeger

Biomedical Data Science Scholar at Northwestern University

Phyllis Zee

Physician and Professor of Neurology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Samuel Stupp

Board of Trustees Professor of Materials Science, Chemistry, and Medicine, Director of Simpson Querrey Institute, Northwestern University

Stephanie Kulke

Arts and Social Sciences Editor at Northwestern University

Greg Miller

Louis W. Menk Professor of Psychology and faculty fellow at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University

Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy

Soretta and Henry Shapiro Research Professor of Molecular Biology & Associate Professor of Neurobiology at Northwestern University

Joshua Leonard

Chemical and biomedical engineering professor at Northwestern University

Megan Fellman

Science and engineering editor at Northwestern University

Richard Morimoto

Professor at Northwestern University.

Dan McAdams

Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University.

Lifang Hou

Professor of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University.

Marcus E. Peter

Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology), Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at Northwestern University.

Douglas Vaughan

Chair in Department of Medicine at Northwestern University.

John Rogers

Physical chemist and Materials Scientist, Northwestern University

John A. Rogers

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University.

David Mohr

Professor of Preventive Medicine, Medical Social Sciences and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Moran Cerf

Neuroscientist and business professor at the Kellogg School of Management and the neuroscience program at Northwestern university.

Mozziyar Etemadi

Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University.

Northwestern University News

Northwestern University launches the Human Longevity Laboratory to fight ageing

Northwestern University - 12-Feb-2024

Researchers will work finding ways to live healthier and longer


New wearable device tracks health by listening to body noises

Independent - 16-Nov-2023

Revolutionizes patient care through continuous, non-invasive health monitoring


Scientists have created a special type of melanin that can heal skin wounds

Northwestern University - 02-Nov-2023

Also shields skin from sun damage, environmental toxins, and radiation exposure


Why some people find it easier to be a vegetarian than others

New Scientist - 04-Oct-2023

Three gene variants more prevalent in vegetarians, impacting dietary choices


Genome length and the relationship with ageing: An analysis

Live Forever Club - 06-Jan-2023

Identifies a new target for ageing therapeutics - maintaining the abundance of long RNA transcripts


Medgadget interviews Blackrock Neurotech's Chairman about thought-to-text BCI

Medgadget - 28-Dec-2021

The latest application of its NeuroPort Array that can also restore movement, touch and hearing


New study reversed paralysis and repaired spinal cord injuries in mice

Science Focus - 12-Nov-2021

For decades, a major challenge for scientists is central nervous system. That don't have signifi...


Being wealthy at midlife may give you a longer and healthier life

Northwestern University - 23-Jul-2021

Lifespan differences exist even between rich and poor siblings/twins


Fully-implantable wireless pacemaker that dissolves on it's own after use

Guardian - 28-Jun-2021

Bioresorbable device with no leads and batteries for temporary use after heart surgery


Tiny cordless implant using light helped mice to socialize

Science Daily - 10-May-2021

Breakthrough in optogenetics - a wireless device activates neurons to bond social interactions


3D printed biomaterials can help treat neurodegenerative diseases

Health Europa - 26-Feb-2021

Biomaterials can form superstructures to help regenerate patient derived neuronal cells


A new computational model to design mammalian genetic programs - 19-Feb-2021

Engineered human cells through design-based process, eliminating trial and error approach


Advances in stem cell cures by new biotech startups

GEN News - 03-Nov-2020

New generation companies develop novel cell therapies using stem cells


The role of NAD+ in resisting age-related circadian rhythm disturbance (LEAF) - 25-May-2020

Study in mice shows link between the two, could help improve sleep quality in humans


Neural Matrix, the new brain implant projected to last six years

Medical Xpress - 08-Apr-2020

Promising tech for treating brain disorders successfully deployed in monkeys and rodents


Detecting depression with smartphones

Kurzweil Network - 01-Feb-2020

Connecting the app data with physicians can help to prevent the risks associated with depression


Lung cancer diagnosed by Artificial intelligence

BBC - 20-May-2019

AI and doctors working together can be more effective


Brain chip could provide direct internet connection

CBS Chicago - 04-Mar-2019

People may pay to increase their intelligence within 5 years


Suicide molecules kill any cancer cell

Medical Xpress - 19-Oct-2017

Small RNA molecules can trigger a mechanism forces cells to commit suicide. Cancer cells never b...


3D-printed elastic bones

Futurism - 30-Sep-2016

Created matrix can be grown into bone without having added stem cells or other growth factors


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