The longest-serving chair in the department’s history, Schafer will be remembered as an excellent surgeon, a trusted mentor and a visionary leader.
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Northwestern’s sponsored research awards grew to $702.1 million last fiscal year, the largest amount in the University’s history and a 3.8 percent increase over the previous year’s record-breaking $676.5 million.
Arthur Prindle, PhD, assistant professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, will study bacterial communication and its potential applications to human health with a five-year grant from The David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
Teresa Woodruff, PhD, vice chair for research in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and dean of the Graduate School, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Heather Campbell, MHS, has been named vice dean for finance and administration for Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Stuart H. Orkin, MD, recipient of the 2018 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science, delivered a lecture at Feinberg about harnessing genetics to treat blood disorders.
Gemma Carvill, PhD, assistant professor of Neurology, has been named a recipient of the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, which funds highly innovative research proposals with the potential to transform their field.
Three years after Northwestern University broke ground on the Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center, the exterior of the building and bridge is nearly completed and progress on the interior construction is underway.
Faculty, family and friends gathered at a symposium to honor Robert Goldman, PhD, chair of Cell and Molecular Biology, and his distinguished scientific career.
Northwestern has been awarded a $12 million, five-year grant from the NIH for a research center dedicated to advancing the genetic understanding of epilepsy.