As the first place winner of Northwestern University’s 4th Annual Intramural Global Health Case Competition, earlier this year, Max Wang, MPH, first-year MD/PhD student, and his team traveled to Emory University for the international competition.
Matthew Doerfler, a second-year medical student, majored in biomedical engineering as an undergrad, and now brings those skills to his global health research at Feinberg.
A pair of proteins that promote blood vessel formation are associated with the development of severe malaria, and they may be a target for future therapeutics, according to recent research.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, along with experts from medicine, law and government, gathered to discuss the current opioid crisis at the 2016 Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium.
The medical school’s annual Global Health Days event featured presentations on student research conducted around the world, as well as expert discussions on healthcare in Africa and HIV/AIDS treatment.
Fourth-year medical student Claudia Leung spent the past year in western Kenya doing research and developing a healthcare model for patients with chronic diseases.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that the cholera strain responsible for the 2010 epidemic in Haiti is a hypervirulent variant.
Residents working with the Northwestern Trauma and Surgical Initiative spent a year assisting with the improvement of a trauma and emergency response system in Bolivia.
A third-year medical student worked with law and business students at Northwestern to solve problems facing slum communities in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of a multidisciplinary course.