Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

New Insights Into Fat Metabolism

Molecules unique to human fat cells may play role in metabolism.

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Why Internal Scars Won’t Stop Growing

Fibrotic disease trigger suggests avenue for future treatment.

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Coffee Linked to Lower Death Risk

Findings persist across genetic variants in caffeine metabolism.

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Leukemia Clinical Trials Show Promise

Two drugs targeting mutations showed encouraging results.

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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.

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Northwestern Medicine Magazine

Read the Latest Issue

Celebrate Match Day with our fourth-year medical students and get to know some of our PhD and master’s degree candidates in the new issue of Northwestern Medicine magazine. Then, read feature stories about novel research on cardiovascular disease and maternal-fetal care, innovative transitional care programs in our emergency department and a new leader in health policy and economics.

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2018 Nemmers Prize in Medical Science

Meet Stuart H. Orkin, MD

Stuart H. Orkin, MD, was awarded the 2018 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science. Orkin is a pioneering hematologist who has made discoveries into blood cell development and the genetic basis of blood disorders.

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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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