Jessica Wang, a rising fourth-year student in the MD/MPH dual degree program, became interested in the opioid crisis during a public health class, and has continued to investigate the topic in addition to a wealth of other extracurriculars.
Yearly Archives: 2019
Scientists have identified a new gene that can inhibit a multi-protein complex, possibly increasing the risk of cancer, according to a new study published in Science Advances.
The Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center, which officially opened in mid-June, is designed to maximize collaboration and multi-disciplinary research efforts.
The Northwestern University Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Training Program, funded by the National Institutes of Health, will provide health disparities research training experiences to minority and other underrepresented students and trainees.
Slowing mutant fruit flies’ metabolic rates can prevent detrimental effects of many genetic mutations, according a new study published in the journal Cell.
Four Northwestern Medicine hospitals have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2019-20 Best Hospitals rankings, with Northwestern Memorial Hospital named among the top 10 hospitals in the U.S.
Medical student Shivani Baisiwala investigates glioblastoma in the laboratory of Atique Ahmed, PhD, while also pursuing pro-bono healthcare consulting and finding time to explore Chicago’s neighborhoods.
Sheetal Kircher, MD, ’11 GME, is laser-focused on cancer drug distribution and pricing: she spent a year as a health policy fellow at the ASCO and published a paper on the topic in JAMA.
Thomas Shanley, MD, chair of Pediatrics, has been named as nominee for election as President and CEO of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Two Northwestern Medicine investigators were among five Northwestern University faculty recently awarded the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.