The Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University has received a Merit Extension Award from the National Cancer Institute, one of only two Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation to earn the recognition.
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD; Melissa Simon, MD, MPH; and Guillermo Ameer, ScD; have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
Deborah Smith Clements, MD, received the Illinois Academy of Family Physician’s Distinguished Service Award.
Yvette Wong, PhD, assistant professor in the Ken and Ruth Davee Department of Neurology, has received the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, which supports early-career investigators conducting unconventional and innovative research projects in the biomedical, behavioral or social sciences.
Samuel Stupp, PhD, the Board of Trustees Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, Medicine, and Biomedical Engineering, will receive the 2022 American Chemical Society Ralph F. Hirschmann Award in Peptide Chemistry.
D. James Surmeier, PhD, the chair and Nathan Smith Davis Professor of Neuroscience, has been named the winner of the 2021 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education.
An international collaboration for which Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, chair of Cell and Developmental Biology, serves as North American coordinator, has received a five-year, $7 million Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program award from the Leducq Foundation.
Four Northwestern Medicine hospitals have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its 2020-21 Best Hospitals rankings, with Northwestern Memorial Hospital named among the top 10 hospitals in the U.S.
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.
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.