Betina Yanez, PhD, received the New Investigator Award 2019 from the American Psychosocial Oncology Society.
Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, joining more than 900 other inventors, who were selected for prolific innovations that improve quality of life or economic development.
Alumnus David Skorton, ‘74 MD, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, has been named the president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Dimitri Krainc, MD, received the Soriano Award at the American Neurological Association (ANA) 143rd Annual Meeting.
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.