First-year students donned their white coats for the first time at Founders’ Day, an annual event that celebrates the incoming medical students and the history of the medical school.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a novel mechanism for how mutations in desmoplakin — a protein that helps cells stick together — can lead to cardiac arrhythmias and other diseases.
MD/PhD student Emma Gargus is engaged in research designing biomaterials for use in ovarian health and works to advocate for diversity and inclusion in medicine.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have shown for the first time how an RNA-binding protein in the liver plays an important role in regulating insulin sensitivity throughout the body.
Students and faculty from the Medical Scientist Training Program shared scientific posters and listened to a pioneer physician-scientist discuss life after graduate school at the program’s annual student poster session.
In this Q&A, MD/PhD student Maria Aristova discusses her range of research projects — from 4D Flow MRI to diabetes care — and her most rewarding experiences at Feinberg.
Sean Jenvay, a fourth-year medical student, plays an active role in the medical school community through his involvement in wellness and curriculum development.
Samantha Genardi, a fourth-year student in the Driskill Graduate Program (DGP), studies cell response to bacterial infection in the laboratory of Chyung-Ru Wang, PhD, professor of Microbiology-Immunology.
Each June, Feinberg puts on white-coat ceremonies for students in its Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs.
During the Nursing Role Learning Experience, third-year medical students shadow nurses to better understand the role of nurses in patient care, and how to communicate together as a team.