Northwestern’s sponsored research awards grew to $702.1 million last fiscal year, the largest amount in the University’s history and a 3.8 percent increase over the previous year’s record-breaking $676.5 million.
Arthur Prindle, PhD, assistant professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, will study bacterial communication and its potential applications to human health with a five-year grant from The David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
Stuart H. Orkin, MD, recipient of the 2018 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science, delivered a lecture at Feinberg about harnessing genetics to treat blood disorders.
Gemma Carvill, PhD, assistant professor of Neurology, has been named a recipient of the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, which funds highly innovative research proposals with the potential to transform their field.
Northwestern has been awarded a $12 million, five-year grant from the NIH for a research center dedicated to advancing the genetic understanding of epilepsy.
At the eighth annual Medical Education Day, Feinberg faculty, students and staff gathered to celebrate and advance medical education through workshops, lectures and an awards reception.
Feinberg has been awarded a prestigious O’Brien Kidney Center from The National Institutes of Health to expand research into the prevention and treatment of kidney diseases.
Michelle Byrne, MD, MPH, a resident in family medicine at the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, was elected to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center has been awarded a new, five-year $11.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to advance translational brain cancer research.
U.S. News & World Report recognized four Northwestern Medicine hospitals in its 2018-19 rankings of America’s Best Hospitals. The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab once again earned the top spot among rehabilitation hospitals in the country, and Lurie Children’s ranked first among children’s hospitals in Illinois.