Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine

Unexpected Functions for Neural Protein

Discovery may have implications for neurodegenerative disease.

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Heart Disease Deaths on The Rise

Deaths from cardiometabolic disease on the rise since 2011.

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Spurring Drug Discovery

New grant to investigate drug therapies for ALS.

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Brain Cancer Drug Shows Promise

New treatment for aggressive brain cancer clears initial hurdles.

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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

Northwestern Medicine Magazine

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In the latest issue of Northwestern Medicine magazine, read about the opening of the new Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center, a lifesaving brain surgery, and Northwestern's leading-edge investigations into Alzheimer's disease.

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2020 Nemmers Prize in Medical Science

Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now open for the 2020 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.

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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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