The newly launched Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment, directed by Peter Penzes, PhD, aims to deepen understanding of the biological bases of autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders.
Under the leadership of Lee Lindquist, MD, Northwestern is expanding its role in offering home-based primary care for seniors, including a new training program for providers.
Roopal Kundu, ’01 MD, ’02 GME, guides students through the admissions process and beyond.
Alexis Thompson, MD, MPH, has been named president of the American Society of Hematology, the world’s largest hematology professional organization.
Entrepreneurship has been rapidly expanding at Feinberg. Through a range of initiatives, medical school leadership anticipates that the culture of innovation will only continue to grow in coming years.
Laimonis Laimins, PhD, the Guy and Anne Youmans Professor and chair of Microbiology-Immunology, and Richard J. Miller, PhD, the Alfred Newton Richards Professor of Pharmacology, have been elected as 2017 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Feinberg reaffirmed its commitment to informatics and precision medicine by appointing Firas Wehbe, MD, PhD, as its first chief research informatics officer.
A team from Northwestern Medicine used the most powerful X-ray source in the Western Hemisphere to examine an 1,800-year old mummy, seeking answers to questions about bone competence of ancient humans.
Samer Attar, MD, assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, was recently featured on CBS’ 60 Minutes for his volunteer work in Syria’s makeshift hospitals.