Nemmers Prize in Medical Science
Nominations now open for $350,000 prize to physician-scientists.Read Story
Reducing Seizures in Brain Cancer
Inhibiting mutated gene shows promise in reducing seizures.Read Story
Hormones’ Influence on Anemia
Findings may suggest a new approach for anemia in kidney disease.Read Story
CT Scans Predict Heart Disease Risk
Scans are better than genetics for predicting risk in middle age.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.
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Feinberg continues to rank among U.S. News & World Report's best medical schools in the country.
Our faculty members contribute to a thriving research enterprise, with work often published in high-impact journals.
New York Times May 30, 2023SIDS cause remains a mystery. Scientists think they may have found a promising new clue.
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The Washington Post May 22, 2023Cardiovascular disease is poised to kill more older people
The Washington Post May 21, 2023Study reveals staggering toll of being Black in America: 1.6 million excess deaths over 22 years
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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.
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.
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 the new Simpson Querrey Lung Institute for Translational Science (SQLIFTS) as well as the new Center for Dissemination and Implementation Science. Learn about a DNA methylation profiling tool for brain tumors that is now available for patients of Northwestern Medicine. Also, get to know vice dean for faculty affairs, Farzaneh Sorond, MD, PhD.
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