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Heart disease, racial disparities and COVID-19

Heart disease, racial disparities and COVID-19

April 13, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting how certain populations, namely African-Americans, in some cities are dying from COVID-19 at higher rates than other populations.
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Michael Jewett

Super-charging drug development for COVID-19

April 13, 2020
Researchers are using cell-free synthetic biology to ramp up production of valinomycin, a promising drug that has proven effective in obliterating SARS-CoV in cellular cultures.
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Webinar: How to persuade people to stay home

April 13, 2020
A century of social science research provides insights to better align behavior with the recommendations of public officials and health experts – insights that will be explored in a hour-long webinar presented by Northwestern University at noon (CDT) Tuesday, April 14.
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Three professors named Guggenheim Fellows

April 11, 2020
Northwestern University Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences faculty members Héctor Carrillo and Dyan Elliott and School of Communication faculty member Jeffrey Sconce are among the 2020 Guggenheim Fellows newly named by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.