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Feinberg student sues Northwestern under Title IX

Madeline Fox, Summer Managing Editor

August 15, 2015

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

A Feinberg School of Medicine student is suing Northwestern under Title IX saying the school responded with “deliberate indifference” after he reported he was sexually harassed by a professor. A federal judge ruled last...

Northwestern receives $17.5 million research grant for HIV prevention program

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

August 5, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories, Science & Technology

Northwestern Medicine scientists have received a $17.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to use over the next five years for the development of an implantable drug delivery system to protect high-risk individuals...

Feinberg magazine’s future in question after controversial essay

Madeline Fox, Summer Managing Editor

June 26, 2015

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A bioethics magazine edited by Northwestern faculty may stop publication after a censorship dispute with the University. Digital issues of the magazine Atrium were pulled offline after Feinberg School of Medicine administrators...

Northwestern scientists look to Nigeria for drug research

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 12, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

Inspired by traditional healing techniques used in Nigeria, Northwestern researchers synthesized new chemical compounds that might someday be used to treat people with psychiatric disorders. The NU scientists synthesized two...

Northwestern study may help early detection of cancer risk

Shane McKeon, Assistant Campus Editor

May 3, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Science & Technology

A finding from Northwestern Medicine might help doctors predict cancer development several years before diagnosis. In a collaboration with Harvard University, Feinberg School of Medicine researchers examined the length of blood...

Northwestern establishes $200,000 medical science award

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

April 21, 2015

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

Northwestern has created a $200,000 prize for medical science that will be awarded starting in 2016. The Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science will recognize physician-scientists whose research has a lasting impact....

Northwestern receives $10.5 million gift for Feinberg, SESP

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

April 15, 2015

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Two Northwestern alumni have donated millions to the Feinberg School of Medicine to bolster merit-based scholarships. The majority of the $10.5 million gift from Muneer Satter (Weinberg ‘83) and Kristen Hertel (SESP ‘86)...

Childhood cancer survivors experience chronic health problems, Feinberg study finds

Rebecca Savransky, Design Editor

April 7, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Science & Technology

A majority of children who have survived childhood cancer for five or more years following their diagnosis live with chronic health problems related to their treatment, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published last...