Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

Predicting Patients’ Response to Placebos

Brain structure and psychology can predict pain response.

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Non-Coding RNA in Developing Brains

RNA regulates genes during critical brain development process.

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Gestational Diabetes and Childhood Obesity

Mothers’ higher blood sugar linked to children's obesity risk.

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Permeability of New Blood Vessels

Proteins cross blood-eye barrier in newly formed blood vessels.

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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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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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Read stories about a clinical trial for a new gene therapy that is changing the lives of pediatric patients, wearable tech that gives clinicians access to real-time data to monitor stroke rehabilitation, and more in the new issue of Northwestern Medicine magazine.

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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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