Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

Gene Therapy for Thalassemia Shows Promise

Stem cell treatment reduces need for blood transfusions.

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Guiding Blood Pressure Therapy

Overall heart risk better steers blood pressure treatment.

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New Insight into Virus Behind Birth Defects

Study identifies potential target for treating cytomegalovirus.

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Showcasing Science at Research Day

Research Day 2018 shows the breadth of discovery at Feinberg.

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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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Discover Feinberg

At Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, we’re inspired by possibility and undaunted by complexity. Go inside our world-class laboratories and classrooms and meet our leaders, who are dedicated to improving the future of all human health.


Northwestern Medicine Magazine

The CRISPR Revolution

Northwestern Medicine scientists are ushering in a new era of genetic research. Check out the latest issue of Northwestern Medicine magazine to learn how our investigators are using CRISPR technology to isolate mutations that cause neurological diseases and to understand how individual genes can damage or protect cells.

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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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