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Weakened Virus Helps Combat Cancer

Attenuated virus induces immune response against tumors.

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Investigating Retinal Vascular Disease

Novel genetic mechanisms regulate blood vessel growth in the eye.

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Promising New Glioblastoma Treatment

Novel approach uses ultrasound to penetrate blood-brain barrier.

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Investigating Autism and Schizophrenia

Feinberg scientists to lead new grant studying genetic causes.

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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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Prizes Awarded by Feinberg

Feinberg awards two annual prizes to honor scientific work of lasting significance; visit the links below to learn about eligibility, nominations and past winners.

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.

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Women in Medicine

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, explore Lurie Prize recipient Navdeep Chandel’s research revealing how mitochondrial signaling contributes to health and disease, take a look at how the gut's microbiome affects an array of conditions, and learn how new anti-obesity medications are helping to reduce cardiovascular disease risk. In addition, get to know Robert Vassar, PhD, the new director of the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as the Northwestern physicians providing affordable eye care in community clinics.

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All members of the Northwestern University community should be free from harassment and discrimination, and we intend to uphold our values. If any member of the community feels they have been treated unfairly because of their race, country of origin or where they have traveled, please reach out to the Office of Equity.

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