The 13th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day broke records with more than 400 abstract presentations that showcased the diversity of innovative research taking place at Feinberg.
Jack Szostak, PhD, Nobel Laureate and professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, spoke on the chemistry of nonezymatic RNA replication at Northwestern’s Chicago campus, the first of the two-part SQI Distinguished Lecture series.
Charles L. Sawyers, MD, chair of the Human Oncology and Pathogenesis Program at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will keynote the 13th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day on April 6.
Chicago industrialist John Potocsnak has made a $15 million gift to Feinberg in support of the Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center.
Close to 200 medical students laid down their white coats at a “White Coats for Coverage” event, in a symbolic gesture of support for the Affordable Care Act.
Mae Jemison, MD, a physician and the first woman of color to travel into space, delivered the keynote address during this year’s commemoration of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Former and current colleagues, students and friends gathered to celebrated the career of Paula Stern, PhD, an authority on bone and mineral health research, and a respected leader and educator.
“Truly, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is an institution on the rise,” said Eric G. Neilson, MD, vice president for Medical Affairs and Lewis Landsberg Dean. See some of the medical school’s notable moments from 2016.
Students performed a series of skits poking fun at the medical school experience at the 38th annual performance of In Vivo, Feinberg’s sketch comedy and variety show, which raised money for Chicago House.
Les Turner ALS Symposium Gathers Scientists, Patients and Experts to Celebrate Research, Patient Care and Education
Physicians, patients, scientists and supporters gathered at the 6th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair to share research updates, provide patient education and foster new scientific collaborations.