Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

Neuromodulator’s Origin Revealed

Amacrine cells help regulate blood vessel dilation in the retina.

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Genetic Variants in Caffeine Perception

Those sensitive to caffeine’s bitter taste drink more coffee.

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Inhibitor Improves Autism Symptoms

In animal models, protein kinase reverses neurological symptoms.

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Skin Sensor Helps Manage Hydrocephalus

Wireless sensor may change how patients deal with the condition.

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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.


Northwestern Medicine Magazine

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Abnormal cells with damaged DNA multiply too fast and wreak havoc on millions of bodies and lives every year. We’re focusing on cancer in the new issue of Northwestern Medicine magazine, and the great minds, projects and programs at Feinberg that are helping us overcome this destructive disease.

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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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