Members of the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine community have been stepping forward to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Watch videos with three members of Feinberg labs who detail why they chose to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Feinberg is hosting the first annual Big Ten Augmented Intelligence Bowl, bringing together multi-disciplinary teams of investigators from institutions representing the Big Ten Academic Alliance to use AI to address health disparities.
A drug currently used to prevent organ rejection in transplants could also reduce chemotherapy resistance in glioblastoma, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
One of the biggest diseases of the modern era is a pernicious cluster of risk factors called metabolic syndrome, and Northwestern scientists across disciplines are looking for new ways to understand, target, treat, and even prevent this syndrome, with the hopes of ultimately creating a much healthier nation.
A protein helps direct the flow of materials in the Drosophila ovary during the development of egg cells, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found while there is no clear proof that regular check-ups help adults live longer or prevent cardiovascular events, they still have many health benefits and should continue.
A team of Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a set of intracellular mechanisms that support the polarized function of the skin’s outermost layer, the epidermis.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have described a method of reconstructing the three-dimensional structure of chromosomes in cancer cells and matching those chromosomes with counterpart oncogenes.
Members of the Physician Assistant (PA) Program Class of 2021 were honored during a virtual commencement May 29, receiving their Master of Medical Science degrees.
Northwestern Medicine investigators continue to assess COVID-19 treatments for mild to severe cases, the widespread adoption of telemedicine, and why a “return to normal” will be a missed opportunity to improve healthcare.
Arthur Prindle, PhD, assistant professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, has been honored with the Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers from the U.S. Army Research Office.
For the first time, scientists have examined how the three-dimensional structure of chromatin can play a part in the development of bladder cancer and pediatric brain tumors, according to a pair of Northwestern Medicine studies.
Patients with ischemic strokes due to large or small vessel disease should undergo long-term monitoring for atrial fibrillation, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA.
Second Opinions, student-led pro-bono consulting group, helps guide organizational change at local healthcare groups, including improving fundraising and helping clinics evaluate their impact.
Enhancing autophagy in fat could help treat diabetes, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Cell Reports.
Assessing and addressing the needs of women working in the life sciences may improve work-life integration and innovation, according to a recent survey.
Using small molecular inhibitors to block the BAP1 complex may be a promising targeted therapy approach for leukemia, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature Cancer.
Feinberg honored the MD Class of 2021 during the medical school’s 162nd commencement ceremony, held virtually on May 24.
A mental health smartphone app developed by a team of Northwestern Medicine investigators helped improve depressive symptoms in patients with diabetes and hypertension, according to a recent clinical trial published in JAMA.
Kristi Holmes, PhD, director of the Galter Health Sciences Library and Learning Center, has been appointed to the Board of Regents for the National Library of Medicine, the first time a Northwestern faculty member has joined the prestigious NLM Board.
Fourth-year medical students were honored for their clinical and academic achievements at a virtual Graduate Recognition Ceremony on May 21.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed Nuc-MS, a new method to capture the protein composition of whole nucleosomes without losing information.
Jiancheng Ye, a PhD student in Feinberg’s Health Sciences Integrated PhD program, was the author a paper that explores strategies to address clinician burnout linked to patient-integrated data in electronic health records.
Live-streamed concerts presented by the Northwestern Medical Orchestra demonstrate the talent and perseverance of the community.
Phyllis Zee, MD, PhD, GME ’87, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Sleep Foundation for her contributions to sleep medicine and the public health mission of the foundation.
Pregnant women who are diagnosed with COVID-19 have a higher risk of severe maternal morbidity and mortality and neonatal complications compared to pregnant women without COVID-19, according to recent findings.
Northwestern University is accepting nominations for its $200,000 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science, a biennial prize that will be awarded in Fall 2022.
Vaccination against COVID-19 can help protect individuals, communities and facilitate a return to normal life, according to a recent webinar.
The Institute for Public Health and Medicine hosted a virtual Population Health Forum Seminar featuring the commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, Allison Arwady, MD, MPH, who discussed the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and plans for the future.
Even in a mostly virtual format, Northwestern Medicine’s pipeline programs are helping young people from underrepresented communities get exposure to and experience in medicine and biomedical science.