Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

Bariatric Surgery Prolongs Lifespan

Death rate for obese patients is halved after surgery.

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Disparities Persist in Kidney Transplants

Study shows need for national efforts to close treatment gaps.

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Black Diabetes Risk is Driven by Obesity

Biological factors, not unknown causes, are behind higher risks.

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New Insights into HIV-Associated Dementia

Enzyme inhibitors may halt brain degeneration in HIV patients.

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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

Giving It a Shot

A Northwestern Medicine patient became the first to undergo an innovative gene therapy to fight glioblastoma. Developed by investigators at Feinberg, the new treatment works with a common cold virus to attack cancer cells deep within the brain. Read this story and more in the latest issue of Northwestern Medicine magazine.

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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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