Brilliant scientists. Bold breakthroughs.


High-Impact & Top-Ranked

Feinberg continues to rise in U.S. News & World Report rankings of the best research-oriented medical schools in the country. Explore our faculty members' recent contributions to the school's thriving research enterprise.

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By the Numbers

$650 Million

Feinberg received more than $650 million in research funding and awards in 2022.


A total of 315,720 participants enrolled in clinical trials and research studies at Feinberg.


Feinberg generate 70% of all research dollars at Northwestern University.

A comprehensive approach to innovation.

From cancer to cardiology, neurology to women’s health, aging to artificial intelligence in medicine, and epigenetics to genomics, our talented scientists work to advance scientific knowledge and bring insights from the bench to the bedside to the real world, and back.

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What We Offer



Feinberg invests in the establishment and support of centralized core facilities to provide our investigators with the instruments and services they need.

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We are committed to training, mentoring and inspiring future scientists. Learn about Feinberg’s research opportunities and educational programs.

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Access the resources we offer to help the scientists and administrators within our research community in their work toward advancing medicine.

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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 trainees who are making research a major part of their career development plans.


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Transformative discovery and learning can start with an act of generosity. Public gifts can change basic research into clinical trials, medical research into treatments and cures and curious students into confident professionals. Partner with us in our mission to improve the health of people.