Fourth-year medical students and faculty members were recognized for their academic achievements and teaching at the fourth annual Honors Day celebration, on May 20.
Matthew Genet, a first-year medical student, received a 2016 Carolyn L. Kuckein Student Research Fellowship from the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society for his brain cancer research.
Bradley Allen, MD, awarded RSNA Research Grant
Bradley Allen, MD has been awarded an Radiological Society of North America Research & Education Foundation Resident Research Grant. This grant will provide funding for Allen’s research project entitled: ”Cardiac MRI and PET for Early Diagnosis and Screening in Chemotherapy-induced Cardiotoxicity.” Allen is a second-year resident in the Department of Radiology and is mentored in this work by James Carr, MD and Daniel Procissi, PhD, both faculty in the Department of Radiology.
Soojeong Cho, PhD, Awarded SIR Pilot Research Grant
The Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation has awarded Soojeong Cho, PhD with the Pilot Research Grant. The Pilot Research Grant will provide her with funding for her research project: “Tumor Associated Macrophage (TAM) – Targeted Radiosensitizers for 90Y Radioembolization”. Cho is a post-doctoral fellow to Dong-Hyun Kim, PhD, assistant professor of Radiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Shuang Zhang, DGP student, receives Presidential Fellowship
Shuang Zhang, Driskill Graduate in the Life Sciences, a student in Dr. Edward Thorp’s Lab, received a Presidential Fellowship. The Presidential Fellowship is the most prestigious fellowship awarded to graduate students at Northwestern. It is funded by the President of the University and awarded by The Graduate School. Zhang was inducted into the Society of Fellows in April.
Nearly 400 students, staff, trainees and junior faculty presented abstracts at the annual research showcase.
Drs. Matthew Pirotte, Abra Fant, and Benjamin Schnapp – winners of the Best Innovation in Medical Education oral presentation
Congratulations to Dr. Matthew Pirotte, Dr. Abra Fant, and Dr. Benjamin Schnapp – winners of the Best Innovation in Medical Education oral presentation at the 2016 CGEA Regional Spring Meeting!
Kristine Paik, MD, receives the American Academy of Pediatrics Resident Research Award
Resident Kristine Paik, MD received the American Academy of Pediatrics Resident Research Award(AAP) for her study “Incidence, independent predictors, and outcomes of unplanned, postoperative intubation in the pediatric patient” at the Society for Pediatric Anesthesia (SPA) 2016 meeting.
Richard Matulewicz, MD, MS, recieves AAMC Clinical Care Innovation Pilot Award
Urology Resident, Richard Matulewicz, MD, MS, received the AAMC Clinical Care Innovation Pilot Award with co-author faculty member, Joshua Meeks, MD, PhD for “The Hematuria Initiative: A Step Towards a ‘Learning Health System.” The Clinical Care Innovation (CCI) Awards recognize and support the efforts of teaching hospitals and academic medical centers in advancing care delivery and improving quality through the integration of education and research.
Postdoctoral Fellow Marco Biancucci was awarded the Samuel Stroum Pancreatic Cancer Action Network KRAS Fellowship for his research project “Ras Inhibition by a Novel Bacterial Protease”