Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Simpson Querrey Institute for Epigenetics announced today that renowned biochemist Craig M. Crews, PhD, who pioneered the pharmaceutical field of targeted protein degradation, has been named the winner of the annual $250,000 Kimberly Prize in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics.
A new partnership, the Chicago Biomedical Consortium Hub for Innovative Technology and Entrepreneurship in the Sciences, will help Chicago inventors transform their research into commercial products.
Deborah Clements, MD, the chair and the Nancy and Warren Furey Professor of Family and Community Medicine, has been honored with the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Thomas W. Johnson Award for her significant contributions to family medicine education.
More than 400 alumni and guests convened at the annual Alumni Weekend to reconnect and reminisce with former classmates about their time at Feinberg and learn about the medical school’s latest achievements.
D. James Surmeier, PhD, the Nathan Smith Davis Professor and chair of Neuroscience, has been named the recipient of the 2023 Annemarie Opprecht Parkinson Award, an international award recognizing significant contributions to the field of Parkinson’s disease research.
Faculty, staff, trainees and students gathered to share knowledge and participate in workshops examining the future of medical education during Feinberg’s 13th annual Medical Education Day, held September 27.
Northwestern Simulation has introduced a new curricular experience to help internal medicine residents improve skills needed for the high-acuity, high-intensity scenario of leading and managing cardiac arrests in the hospital.
Bethany Ekesa, associate director of Feinberg’s Sponsored Project and Research Catalysts (SPARC) team, was selected as the recipient of the 2023 Jean E. Shedd University Citizenship Award.
Feinberg principal investigators secured $706 million in research funding and awards during the 2022-23 fiscal year, which is a nearly nine percent increase over the previous year, and the largest amount in the school’s history.
Feinberg investigators, students, trainees and faculty celebrated discovery and presented scientific research at Feinberg’s 17th annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day on Sept. 14.