Feinberg’s “pipeline programs” help underrepresented high school and undergraduate students explore and prepare for careers in medicine and science.
Monthly Archives: April, 2017
A new study shows that a neurodegenerative syndrome in older adults, frontotemporal dementia, shares several fundamental features with another neurodegenerative disease usually seen in children.
Computational Research Day brought together faculty members, investigators and students throughout Northwestern to showcase innovative research projects, share insights and tools, and strengthen the computational research community.
Feinberg’s Office of Admissions hosted the annual Second Look event, showcasing Feinberg’s curriculum and campus for prospective medical students in the class of 2021.
A study sheds new light on the molecular foundations of human acral lentiginous melanoma, a rare sun-shielded melanoma.
Feinberg medical students recently traveled to Atlanta, participating in the Student National Medical Association’s annual Medical Education Conference, in order to support health equity efforts and to help recruit a diverse student body.
Teresa Woodruff, ’89 PhD, chief of Reproductive Science in Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been named a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow in support of her research into reproductive health.
As the first place winner of Northwestern University’s 4th Annual Intramural Global Health Case Competition, earlier this year, Max Wang, MPH, first-year MD/PhD student, and his team traveled to Emory University for the international competition.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated an important role for the methylation of the amino terminus of a specific protein in maintaining centromere function and chromosome segregation, both important in cell division.