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Every treatment ever offered to a patient was once an experiment in a lab, fueled by years of scientific research and discovery. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is committed to developing treatments that will become tomorrow’s cures. Dean Eric G. Neilson's team of leading physicians, scientists and educators are dedicated to improving the future of all human health.

Rewriting the Rules

Why does sex matter as a biological variable in medical research? Understanding sex differences at the basic cellular level will lead to more speciali…

2017 Tripartite Award Winner

Each year, Feinberg presents an award to a faculty member who demonstrated excellence in research that emphasizes translational approaches, teaching a…

Driving Clinical Advances in Prostate and Bladder Cancer

Through her clinical research and leadership roles, Maha Hussain, MD, FACP, FASCO, Senior Deputy Director of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer …

Pharmacogenomics in African-Americans and Other Understudied Populations

Minoli Perera, PharmD, PhD, associate professor of Pharmacology, studies African American pharmacogenomics, which is the study of an individual’s geno…

Examining How Genetics Can Influence Epilepsy in Children

Jennifer Kearney, PhD, associate professor of Pharmacology, works in conjunction with the clinicians at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the Ann and…

Investigating Cellular and Physiological Properties of Nicotine

Ryan Drenan, PhD, associate professor of Pharmacology, investigates the critical cellular and physiological properties associated with nicotine.

Mentor of the Year: Rowland 'Bing' Chang, MD

Rowland Chang MD, MPH, professor of Preventive Medicine, Medicine, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is recognized as one of Feinberg’s 2017 Fac…

Mentor of the Year 2017: Claus-Peter Richter, MD, PhD

Claus-Peter Richter, MD, PhD, professor of Otolaryngology is recognized as one of Feinberg’s 2017 Faculty Mentor of the Year recipients.

Investigating the Pharmacogenomics of Chemotherapy Toxicity

Paul Burridge, PhD, assistant professor of Pharmacology, studies how a patient’s genetics cause negative responses such as cardiotoxicity to chemother…

Celebrating a Half-Century of Leadership in Bone Biology

Former and current colleagues, students and friends gathered to celebrated the career of Paula Stern, PhD, an authority on bone and mineral health res…

Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute Centers

All of the research within the Feinberg Cardiovascular Research Institute will fall into three new centers: the Center for Molecular Cardiology, the C…

Student Profile: Xianghou Zou

Fourth-year Driskill Graduate Program (DGP) student, Xianghou Zou explains sirtuins or longevity proteins and their role in tumor progression in breas…

2016 Tripartite Award Winner

Each year, Feinberg presents an award to a faculty member who demonstrated excellence in research that emphasizes translational approaches, teaching a…

2016 Mentors of the Year

Each year, the Medical Faculty Council recognizes up to two faculty members with an award honoring their commitment to mentorship. This year we honore…