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Alabama Supreme Court's ruling on frozen embryos

Alabama frozen embryo ruling ‘carries grave consequences’

February 21, 2024
Following the Alabama Supreme Court’s ruling last Friday that frozen embryos are children, Northwestern Medicine infertility experts are available to discuss what this could mean for the future of in vitro fertilization (IVF) in Alabama and nationally.
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Longevity Lab

At the Human Longevity Lab, studying methods to slow or reverse aging

February 15, 2024
Northwestern Medicine has launched the Human Longevity Laboratory, a longitudinal, cross-sectional study that will investigate the relationship between chronological age and biological age across different organ systems and validate interventions that may reverse or slow down the processes of aging.
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Election 2024 Press Kit

February 12, 2024
Northwestern University faculty are available to discuss a wide range of 2024 election topics including voter behavior, campaign strategy, election law, misinformation, polarization and political history.
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Immune genes are altered in Alzheimer’s patients’ blood

February 9, 2024
A new Northwestern Medicine study has found the immune system in the blood of Alzheimer’s patients is epigenetically altered. That means the patients’ behavior or environment has caused changes that affect the way their genes work. Many of these altered immune genes are the same ones that increase an individual’s risk for Alzheimer’s. Northwestern scientists theorize the cause could be a previous viral infection, environmental pollutants or other lifestyle factor and behaviors.

Rebuild Ryan Field

February 9, 2024
Northwestern University provides updates on demolition and construction plans for the Ryan Field football stadium and athletics campus.
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Ryan Field

Demolition set to begin at Ryan Field

February 9, 2024
As construction fences go up around Ryan Field, Northwestern University is announcing measures to keep the community informed of upcoming milestones and ensure transparency and engagement with the community throughout the construction process at the University’s athletics campus.

Statement on state's attorney's decision to drop charges

February 8, 2024
On Wednesday, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, after consulting with representatives from the Students Publishing Company, decided to dismiss criminal charges against two Northwestern students who had been charged with theft of advertising services in the distribution of “fake” Daily Northwestern newspapers last October.