Reducing Chemotherapy Resistance
Immunosuppression drug could bolster glioblastoma treatment.Read Story
Microtubules Help Egg Cells Develop
Cross-linking protein helps direct flow of materials to oocytes.Read Story
Uncovering Epidermal Form and Function
Intracellular mechanisms support polarization of the epidermis.Read Story
Untangling Cancer's Genome
New method reconstructs 3D structure of cancer cell chromosomes.Read Story
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.
Our campus, in one of the world's most dynamic and diverse cities, offers an exciting place to live and train.
Feinberg continues to rise in US News & World Report rankings of the best research-oriented medical schools in the country.
Our faculty members contribute to a thriving research enterprise, with work often published in high-impact journals.
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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.
Nemmers Prize Nominations Open
Nominations are now open for the 2022 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science, awarded to a physician-scientist whose body of research exhibits outstanding achievement in medical science as demonstrated by works of lasting significance.
Women in Medicine
Women make up over half of our medical students and trainees; are leading over $200 million in funded research and represent over 100 senior leaders at Feinberg. Learn more about the contribution of women at our medical school: those trailblazers of the past; the chairs, chiefs and investigators of today; and the trainees and students who are developing into medicine’s future leaders.
Physician-Scientist Training & Resources
We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and formal training programs 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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In the latest issue of Northwestern Medicine magazine, read about new ways Feinberg investigators are tackling metabolic syndrome, the growing field of implementation science, and the Comprehensive COVID-19 Center. Also, get to know Feinberg’s new chair of surgery, Hasan Alam, MD.
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