Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

Uncovering Mechanism Behind ALS Symptoms

Gene mutation coding for faulty protein leads to neuron loss.

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ALS Center Director Named

Robert Kalb, MD, joins Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center.

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Brain Rewiring Gone Wrong

Compensatory mechanisms may contribute to Parkinson’s symptoms.

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Interrupting Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists identify a toxic cascade leading to neuron degeneration.

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What Makes Us Unique

In the heart of downtown Chicago, Feinberg invites students, faculty and staff to be part of a forward-thinking institution committed to improving human health through education and discovery.

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Going with the Ion Flow

Our scientists are diving deep into the structure and function of ion channels to inform new therapies. Read about this research and more in the latest issue of Northwestern Medicine magazine.

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Nemmers Prize

Nemmers Prize Nominations Open

The Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science is awarded to a physician-scientist whose body of research exhibits outstanding achievement in medical science as demonstrated by works of lasting significance. This biennial prize of $200,000 is one of the five Nemmers Prizes administered by Northwestern University. Nominations are now being accepted through November 1.

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Housestaff Research Portal

Graduate Research Resources

We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans.

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