Top Honors from Clinical Research Forum
Northwestern study wins top award for clinical research excellence.Read Story
Epigenetic ‘Age’ Predicts Cognitive Ability
Molecular markers of aging can predict outcomes later in life.Read Story
Pregnancy-Associated Heart Growth
Study identifies key regulator of heart growth during pregnancy.Read Story
T-Cells in Tumor Microenvironments
Interactions and distribution of immune cells vary within tumors.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.
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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The New York Times Apr 14, 2022Your Personality May Safeguard Your Aging Brain
US News & World Report Apr 12, 2022Gestational diabetes during pregnancy is rising. Experts are alarmed.
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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.
Nemmers Prize in Medical Science
The Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science, which carries a $200,000 stipend, is given to a physician-scientist whose body of research exhibits outstanding achievement in their discipline as demonstrated by works of lasting significance.
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 Northwestern scientists investigating regenerative medicine, how herpesviruses check into the human body for life, and Northwestern Medicine's range of programs designed to help people with high-risk pregnancies. Also, get to know Robert Murphy, MD, and learn about his plans for the Robert J. Havey, MD Institute for Global Health.
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