Sandra Sanguino, ’93 MD, MPH, associate dean for Student Affairs, has received the Exceptional Mentor Award from the American Medical Women’s Association.
A phase 1 clinical trial of venetoclax and rituximab combination therapy was shown to be an effective chemo-free treatment option for patients with difficult-to-treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia.
A newly identified biomarker may predict treatment response in patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Nearly 300 principal investigators gathered for a day of discussion and brainstorming to generate transformative ideas that will help guide the Feinberg research enterprise for the next five years.
As part of their community health project, first-year medical students presented on the barriers populations in different Chicago neighborhoods face to lead healthy lives.
Whether you’re nearsighted or not might come down to one particular type of cell in your retina, a new mouse study suggests. Researchers from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago report that this cell is highly sensitive to light and controls how the eye develops.
“There’s definitely roles for physicians who want to be more politically active and want to make a difference in government,” says Dr. Joel Shalowitz, professor of preventive medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. Doctors who want to become health care administrators in the private sector may need to earn an additional graduate degree, says Shalowitz, who has both an M.D. and an MBA. Shalowitz serves as professor of executive education at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management and previously served as the school’s clinical professor of health industry management as well as the director of its health industry management program. Even if you go into a medical school with a specific career track in mind, you are highly likely to change your mind, Shalowitz says. “It’s okay if people don’t know exactly what they want, because that is what the medical school experience is about finding out.”
Northwestern Medicine has transformed its once-sleepy heart program into a powerhouse that has treated a who’s who of Chicago’s business elite, from real estate and casino mogul Neil Bluhm to United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz.
A Chicago-based physician has been appointed to a national panel that makes evidence-based recommendations on preventive health care.