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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Resources for Scientists

Feinberg offers a wide range of resources, facilities and services to support a range of research needs, from basic science to clinical research.

Collaboration Resources

Feinberg Faculty Profiles 
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Northwestern Scholars
A searchable database of expertise across all disciplines at Northwestern University. 

This online knowledge management system links researchers from multiple disciplines by assessing existing collaboration patterns using institutional and public data such as PubMed, eIRB and post-award systems. LatticeGrid integrates and visualizes these data around organizational constructs such as centers and departments to build models of collaboration patterns. 

Facilities and Services

Research Cores Program
Centralized core facilites provide researchers with access to a ever-changing inventory of instruments and services, many of which are not commercially available, are beyond the means of individual investigators, or which can be provided most efficiently on site.

Center for Clinical Research
The Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute's Center for Clinical Research exists to help investigators address study needs, including budget preparation, review and reconciliation, Institutional Review Board and Food and Drug Administration regulatory filings, research participant recruitment, clinical research coordinators, support for and clinical research navigation. 

Basic Science Administration
This administration group supports the basic science academic departments and Center for Genetic Medicine. Find staff information specific to each functional area (facilities, professional affairs, and research administration).

Data and Informatics Resources

NITRO Study Tracker
This subject registration system compiles all IRB-approved clinical research at Northwestern University.

Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW)
Northwestern's EDW is a single integrated database of all clinical and research data from all patients receiving treatment through Northwestern healthcare affiliates.

Innovation and New Ventures Office (INVO)
INVO manages Northwestern University's invention disclosure, assessment, patenting and marketing processes.

Physician-Scientist Training & Resources

Starzl Academy
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.

Useful Links

Feinberg Research by the Numbers

Affiliated Hospitals & Institutions

Galter Health Sciences Library

Northwestern University Research Offices

NUCATS Team Science Resources

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