News & Announcements
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Skin Biology & Diseases Resource-Based Center. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our directors and members latest developments, achievements, awards and honors. You can also check out our Northwestern SBDRC Newsletter to catch up on what's new in our research cores.
More than 480 investigators, students, trainees and faculty presented scientific posters and abstracts at Feinberg’s 16th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research Day.
The first biologic drug to treat moderate-to-severe eczema in infants and children was highly effective in reducing symptoms, according to a recent study.
Amy Paller, MD, the chair of and Walter J. Hamlin Professor of Dermatology, has been named the winner of the 2022 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education.
A new study has identified a molecular switch, through a protein called CDK9, that plays an early and critical role in the skin stem cell differentiation process.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found of the new rules issued during a one-year period by the The Joint Commission, many did not appear to be supported by published evidence.
The Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Initiative at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is bringing together Feinberg investigators who study immunotherapy to increase collaboration and accelerate high-impact immunotherapy research.
Dozens of faculty members and fourth-year medical students were recognized for their scholarly and clinical excellence at Feinberg’s Honors Day, held May 20.
Rohail Memon, a second-year medical student, used his finance background to investigate the rise of private equity ownership in dermatology practice.
More than 700 alumni and guests convened at this year’s Alumni Weekend to reconnect and reminisce with former classmates about their time at Feinberg and learn about the medical school’s latest developments.
On Match Day, fourth-year medical students celebrated their success as they learned where they will spend the next three to seven years as residents.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a novel mechanism linking an intercellular adhesion molecule with genetic inflammatory skin diseases.
Stephen Miller, PhD, the Judy Gugenheim Research Professor of Microbiology-Immunology, has been named an American Association of Immunologists’ 2022 Distinguished Fellow.
- Northwestern Selected as Home for Journal of Clinical Investigation; McNally to Serve as Editor-in-Chief12.14.2021
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has been selected to serve as the home of the Journal of Clinical Investigation for its next five-year term, and Elizabeth McNally, MD, PhD, has been elected as the journal’s next editor-in-chief.
A previously unknown mechanism involving the protein Scribble helps maintain polarity in cells, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
An especially deadly subtype of T-cell lymphoma is distinguished by unique mutations in the JAK-STAT pathway, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
During her medical school career, third-year student Skylar Nahi has taken advantage of the mentorship and research opportunities available to Feinberg students.
An international collaboration for which Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, chair of Cell and Developmental Biology, serves as North American coordinator, has received a five-year, $7 million Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program award from the Leducq Foundation.
A study led by Northwestern Medicine investigators has identified the molecular mechanisms within protein complexes that promote cell-to-cell adhesion and communication.
Losing a check on T-cell activation in cutaneous T-cell lymphoma cells is associated with poor outcomes, according to a study published in Blood.
- KL2 Scholar and SBDRC Member Alan Zhou Investigates Skin Cancer Ecosystem to Improve Diagnosis, Treatment07.28.2021KL2 Scholar Alan Zhou Investigates Skin Cancer Ecosystem to Improve Diagnosis, Treatment
Trisha Kaundinya, a first-year student in Feinberg’s MD/MPH Program, and Elizabeth Adams, a first-year medical student, are the co-founders and co-presidents of Feinberg’s Disability Advocacy Coalition in Medicine.
The Northwestern Medicine Comprehensive COVID-19 Center is committed to caring for and conducting research on behalf of patients who experience long-term complications from COVID-19.
A team of Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a set of intracellular mechanisms that support the polarized function of the skin’s outermost layer, the epidermis.
Fourth-year medical students were honored for their clinical and academic achievements at a virtual Graduate Recognition Ceremony on May 21.
A new wearable device developed at Northwestern measures mothers’ and babies’ vital signs and data that cannot be collected with current technology.
A new wearable sensor that actually quantifies itch by measuring scratching when placed on the hand has been developed by Northwestern University scientists.
Admitted students recently attended this year’s virtual Second Look, a month-long series of online informational sessions about the medical school’s curriculum and community and opportunities to speak with current students and faculty.
Stephen Miller, PhD, received the 2021 Technology Innovation and Development Award from the Society For Biomaterials for work on a nanoparticle that induces gluten tolerance in celiac disease.
Several Feinberg faculty members have been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) and the Association of American Physicians (AAP).