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Health Care Policy Wonks, Political Scientist Sound Off on GOP Bill

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Trump Travel Ban "Welcome Judicial Restraint?"

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Policy Wonks and Doctors Available on Effects of GOP Healthcare Bill

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Could This Be the End for Partisan Gerrymandering? NU Experts Weigh In

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Sugar-Coated Nanomaterial Excels at Promoting Bone Growth

There hasn’t been a gold standard for how orthopaedic spine surgeons promote new bone growth in patients, but now Northwestern University scientists have designed a bioactive nanomaterial that is so good at stimulating bone regeneration it could become the method surgeons prefer.

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Tightening Cuban Relations Is Bad Policy and Bad for Democracy

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How Do Preemies Perform in School?

Parents of prematurely born babies often fear their children may go on to struggle in school, but findings from a new large-scale study from the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University and Northwestern Medicine should reassure parents.

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Hidden Immune Cells Cause Lung Transplant Failure

Scientists have discovered that a subset of immune cells called nonclassical monocytes (NCMs), previously unknown to reside in the lungs, play a key role in driving primary graft dysfunction (PGD), the leading cause of death after lung transplantation. The study demonstrates targeting these cells could lead to novel treatments for PGD, a complication that currently impacts more than half of transplant patients.

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J. Landis Martin Elected Chair of Northwestern University Board of Trustees

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J. Landis Martin, Chairman and Managing Director of Platte River Equity, LLC, a Denver-based private equity firm, was elected Chair of the Northwestern University Board of Trustees Monday, succeeding William A. Osborn, effective Sept. 1, 2017. Osborn will retire as Chair but will remain a member of the Board of Trustees.

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New Book Calls for Putting More Humanities Into Economics

In a passionately argued new book, Northwestern University literary scholar Gary Saul Morson and Northwestern President Morton Schapiro make the claim that economics is missing its humanity, and economists must look to literature to make their research work in the real world.







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