- Apr 15, 2014Classmates Reconnect at Alumni Weekend
Alumni spent April 11-12 catching up with former classmates, taking tours of campus and meeting current students and faculty during Alumni Weekend 2014.
- Apr 14, 2014Young Dads at Risk for Depression, Too
Depressive symptoms increased over the first five years of fatherhood for young men who were around 25 years old when they became fathers and lived in the same home as their children.
- Apr 10, 2014Cardiology Fellow Recognized for Outstanding Academic and Clinical Performance
Cardiology fellow Sadiya Khan, MD'09, GME'12, received two awards from the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology for her academic and clinical performance.
- Apr 08, 2014Scientists Discover Cancer-Associated Cells
Scientists from five institutions, including Northwestern, discovered a cancer-specific biomarker found in all stages of breast, prostate and pancreatic cancers.
- Apr 04, 2014Research Day Continues Growth in 10th Year
The 10th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day featured a record-setting 324 scientific posters presented by faculty, fellows, residents and students from Feinberg's graduate, medical and physician-scientist programs.
- Apr 03, 2014Study Links Light Exposure to Weight
The timing, intensity and duration of an individual's light exposure during the day correlates to their body mass index.
- Apr 02, 2014Northwestern Study to Test Parkinson's Drug
Tanya Simuni, MD, was awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to conduct a $16 million phase III study of the safety and efficacy of the drug isradipine as a potential neuroprotective agent in Parkinson's disease.
- Apr 02, 2014Student Examines Parent/Child Communication Regarding Disease
Meredith Ayres, a second-year student in the Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling, is interested in the psychosocial aspects of children with life-shortening conditions. She sifts through data to determine how parents with children who have Duchenne muscular dystrophy can have better conversations about managing this condition.
- Apr 01, 20142014 Mentors of the Year Honored
Two faculty members, Ram Yogev, MD, professor of Pediatrics-Infectious Diseases and D. Mark Courtney, MD, associate professor of Emergency Medicine received 2014 Mentor of the Year Awards from the Medical Faculty Council for their commitment to fostering the intellectual, behavioral, creative, scholarly and professional growth of mentees.