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Kellogg Raises a Record $75 Million in Fiscal Year 2017

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The Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University raised $75 million in the fiscal year 2017, setting a fundraising record for Kellogg, thanks in part to Larry W. ’92 and Beth Gies, who donated $15 million.

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Penn Leader on Trials of Olaparib for Treatment of Breast Cancer Available to Comment on FDA Approval

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Past Exposures Shape Immune Response in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Infections

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By analyzing immune cells of children who came to the emergency department with flu symptoms, researchers found that the suite of genes these early-response cells expressed was shaped by factors such as age and previous exposures to viruses. Better understanding how early infections influence long-term immune response has implications for the diagnosis and treatment of young patients who suffer from acute respiratory tract infections.

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Does an Exploding Brain Network Cause Chronic Pain?

New research reports that hyperreactive brain networks could play a part in the hypersensitivity of fibromyalgia.

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Cancer’s Gene-Determined “Immune Landscape” Dictates Progression of Prostate Tumors

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The field of immunotherapy – the harnessing of patients’ own immune systems to fend off cancer – is revolutionizing cancer treatment today. However, clinical trials often show marked improvements in only small subsets of patients, suggesting that as-yet unidentified variations among tumors result in distinct paths of disease progression and response to therapy.

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Physician and CEO of the Virginia Mason Health System Can Speak to the Media About the Latest Trends in Healthcare

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Scleroderma: Study Suggests Hope for Longer Life for Patients with Rare Autoimmune Disorder

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The approach could represent the first new treatment to improve survival in patients with severe scleroderma in more than four decades.







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