In the face of the greatest public health crisis in a century, Feinberg’s Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM) mobilized with leading-edge science, new grant programs for community partners and a series of informational webinars.
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A multi-institution team of investigators led by Northwestern Medicine scientists has received an $8 million grant for the identification of novel biological targets to develop non-hormonal contraceptives for women in developing countries.
Northwestern Medicine Scientists Receive Multimillion-dollar Grant to Continue Landmark Parkinson’s Study
Tanya Simuni, MD, director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, has received a multimillion-dollar grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation to identify biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease progression for use in clinical trials for novel therapies.
Kristine Healy, MPH, PA-C, assistant professor of Medical Education and associate director of Feinberg’s Physician Assistant program, has received the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants’ Lifetime Achievement Award for her service and dedication to physician assistant advocacy, education and clinical practice.
William Grobman, MD, MBA, ’97 ’00 GME, vice chair for clinical operations and the Arthur Hale Curtis, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Gabriel Rocklin, PhD, assistant professor of Pharmacology, has received the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, an early-career grant supporting unconventional research projects in the biomedical, behavioral or social sciences.
Feinberg principal investigators secured a record-breaking $643 million in research funding and awards during the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
In the second season of Feinberg’s essay-based podcast, Perspectives, members of the Northwestern Medicine community share their experiences and insights from the lab, the clinic and the broader community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Molly Beestrum, MLIS, education and curriculum coordinator for the Galter Health Sciences Library and Learning Center, has been named Illinois Academic Librarian of the Year by the Illinois Library Association.