The Institute for Global Health (IGH) has established the Center for Pathogen Genomics and Microbial Evolution which will apply lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic to the tracking and prevention of future threats.
Monthly Archives: May, 2021
Two Northwestern Medicine studies are improving the understanding of epigenetic mechanisms in cancer development and progression, and identifying novel cancer driver genes that may help identify patients who will benefit from immunotherapy.
Lucy Bilaver, PhD, associate professor of Pediatrics, has been named director of the Health Sciences Integrated PhD program, while Richard Epstein, PhD, MPH, research professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, has been named associate director.
A new wearable sensor that actually quantifies itch by measuring scratching when placed on the hand has been developed by Northwestern University scientists.
Hooman Azad, a student in Feinberg’s MD/MPH degree program, has been awarded a 2021 Excellence in Public Health Award from the U.S. Public Health Service.
A team of Northwestern Medicine investigators led by Rina Fox, PhD, MPH, received a Cancer and Aging Translational Bridge Award to investigate circadian disruption in lymphoma.