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Robert Schleimer, PhD, chief of Division of Medicine Allergy-Immunology and Roy Patterson Professor of Medicine, has been named the winner of the Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education.
A $10 million gift from Ronald and JoAnne Willens to Northwestern University’s International Institute for Nanotechnology will establish an interdisciplinary research center that will use advances in nanotechnology to develop new cancer treatments.
Northwestern University Trustee and alumnus Louis A. Simpson and his spouse Kimberly K. Querrey have made an additional $92 million gift to Northwestern University in support of the University’s biomedical research programs at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Nicole Mladic, currently serving in an interim capacity, has been appointed the executive director of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
Jonathan Leis, PhD, professor in Microbiology-Immunology, received a grant to support his research on small molecule inhibitors that block the replication of enveloped viruses such as herpes and HIV.
One new center and two new graduate medical school programs will expand opportunities in public health, global health and neurological surgery.
Clyde Yancy, MD, Magerstadt Professor and chief of Medicine-Cardiology, has been named Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, a newly created position that highlights the school’s commitment to an inclusive community of students, residents, fellows and faculty from diverse backgrounds.
David Baker, MD, MPH, Michael A. Gertz Professor of Medicine and chief of the division of Medicine-General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, will join the Joint Commission.
Ali Shilatifard, PhD, started assisting in his grandfather’s lab in Tehran at age 5. Years later, Northwestern lands this acclaimed scientist to lead the new Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and halt cancer.