Four awards were presented at the Second Annual Driskill Day – two to current students and two to recent graduates. The event celebrates the $10 million gift from the Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Foundation.
More than two dozen medical students presented their summer research projects during the annual event that also included the University’s first One Book One Northwestern discussion of the year.
In a study published September 16 in the journal Pain, A. Vania Apkarian, PhD, found that abnormalities in brain axons predispose people to chronic back pain after injury.
Cara Gottardi, PhD, is using a Pilot Project grant from the Physical Sciences-Oncology Center to study why half of the system that sticks cells together seems to pull double-duty, gravitating toward the nucleus and affecting gene expression.
The Office of Diversity and Feinberg students partnered with the Fourth Presbyterian Church to create a new program, Good Neighbors. This group will provide resources and build relationships with the homeless population in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago.
John E. Pandolfino, MD, professor of medicine, has been appointed the Hans Popper Professor and chief of gastroenterology-hepatology in the Department of Medicine.
Northwestern Medicine study illustrates the potential benefits of Affordable Care Act (ACA) implementation and a promising solution to accessible health care for what are expected to be up to 30 million people who will remain uninsured even after ACA implementation.
Written in part with convicted killer Tom Odle, Robert Hanlon, PhD, has authored “Survived By One: The Life and Mind of a Family Mass Murderer,” which offers rare insight at how child abuse, family dynamics, and a child’s antisocial behaviors and drug use can result in the ultimate act of domestic violence.
John Pandolfino, MD, recently published a review meant to shed light on gastroesophageal reflux disease, a common disorder affecting an estimated 20 percent of Americans.
National Medical Fellowships, Inc. awarded scholarships to two Feinberg medical students and one alumnus who have a commitment to improving the quality of healthcare in underserved communities of Chicago.