Feinberg is a research-intensive institution that prioritizes taking scientific discovery from the bench to the bedside to improve patient care and outcomes. With access to the school’s wide variety of basic science and clinical research programs and centers, inquisitive medical and graduate students contribute to this goal by designing and conducting their own research projects. Read on to learn more about some of their recent work.
Third-year medical student Ben Peipert co-founded Second Opinions, a student-run pro-bono consulting group, and brings his consulting skills to his research on quality of life in endocrine disorders.
Immunosuppression among patients with HIV was associated with a significantly higher likelihood of heart arrhythmias, according to a new study.
Raising taxes and implementing mobile-phone interventions may help reduce smoking in sub-Saharan Africa, according to an IPHAM lecture presented by a third-year PhD candidate.
Daycares and early childhood education programs frequently use spray sunscreen on children, but still have room for improvement when it comes to sun safety, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Second-year medical students showcased ongoing results from their Area of Scholarly Concentration research projects at a recent poster session.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated the potential of targeting inflammatory pathways in order to limit tissue damage and improve repair after a heart attack.
Kritika Nayar, a fourth-year student in the Clinical Psychology PhD Program, studies visual perception and its role in autism spectrum disorder in the laboratory of Molly Losh, PhD, associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that an enzyme called IDH1 plays a significant role in cancer progression and may be a target for novel drug therapies.