Gene Expression and Cancer Recurrence
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Outcomes in Aortic Valve Replacements
Minimally invasive outcomes are similar to traditional surgery.Read Story
New Human Gene Cluster Sequence Discovered
Repeat gene cluster exclusive to humans and non-human primates.Read Story
Wearables Capture Body Sounds
New devices wirelessly track body’s sounds to monitor health.Read Story
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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.
Our campus, in one of the world's most dynamic and diverse cities, offers an exciting place to live and train.
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.
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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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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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