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.
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).
Forty-four new members were inducted into Northwestern’s chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society during a virtual ceremony on March 17.
A model forged at Northwestern, academic affiliations with Veteran's hospitals changed American medicine — providing care for veterans, training for future physicians and advancing scientific discovery.
A multi-disciplinary team of investigators led by Northwestern scientists have developed a novel wireless device that can constantly monitor pressure and temperature between the patient’s skin and prosthesis, improving overall comfort and wellbeing.
A new study published in Nature Communications has found evidence deep within the skin about the mechanisms controlling skin repair and renewal.
In collaboration with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, student groups organized the medical school’s first Diversity and Inclusion Week, which explored the importance of diversity, inclusion and representation in medicine and society.
Molly Stout, MD, chief resident in the Department of Dermatology, has been interning for ABC News’ Medical Unit through their Resident Rotation Program, helping with writing and reviewing medical news stories for the network’s major TV news stations and website.
A modified protein to disrupt the autoimmune cascade that can lead to the skin-pigment condition makes the company a finalist for The Spinoff Prize. TEST IT Core Director, Caroline Le Poole is co-founder of Temprian Therapeutics.
A start-up that makes flexible devices to monitor heart rate and blood pressure in premature babies wins The Spinoff Prize.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found important differences in rare skin lymphomas stemming from their specific cell of origin and clinical presentations, according to findings published in Nature Communications.
Northwestern’s Alpha Omega Alpha honor society chapter inducted 35 new members last week, including Feinberg students, residents, fellows, faculty and alumni.
Gold-plated nanocrystals could help rebuild nerves damaged by multiple sclerosis, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have uncovered new details about cell-cell adhesion, identifying previously unknown subpopulations of molecules that connect cells to their neighbors.
The Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-Based Center enables people to share their skills, develop expertise and facilitate research.
Kamya Bijawat, a second-year medical student, spent a month this summer in South Africa studying how wireless infant monitoring sensors developed at Northwestern could improve parent-infant bonding in low-resource settings.
A Northwestern Medicine study reports the first guidelines for treating sebaceous carcinoma, a cancer of the oil glands diagnosed in thousands of patients every year.
Costner McKenzie, a fourth-year medical student, is interested in dermatology beyond just the skin.
Second-year medical students shared results from their ongoing Area of Scholarly Concentration (AOSC) research projects at a recent poster session.
Students, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences, welcoming new students and recognizing distinguished upperclassmen and graduates.
Kurt Q. Lu, MD, was formally invested as the Eugene and Gloria Bauer Professor of Dermatology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine on April 29 at a ceremony at the Peninsula Chicago. This prestigious academic position represents the highest honor a university can bestow upon its faculty and provides protected time for Dr. Lu to pursue research projects and other scholarly pursuits.
Did you know that you can claim Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit for listening to the Breakthroughs podcast? At Feinberg, we are driven by our mission to impact human health beyond the individual patient. We believe better answers come from discovery. Breakthroughs aims to broadcast these discoveries to contribute to the larger conversation surrounding human [...]
Scientists discovered a new link between cell polarity and cell adhesion, according to a study published in the Journal of Cell Biology.
Feinberg graduating medical students and faculty members were recognized for their academic and teaching excellence at the seventh annual Honors Day celebration.
More than 450 scientists, trainees, students and faculty presented posters and abstracts at Feinberg’s 15th Annual Lewis Landsberg Research day — the largest celebration of scientific investigation at Feinberg to date.
Kathleen Green, PhD, the Joseph L. Mayberry, Sr., Professor of Pathology and Toxicology and professor of Dermatology, has been named the winner for the 2019 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education.
The recipients of the 2019 Mentor of the Year Award, Tamara Isakova, MD, MMSc, and John Varga, MD, discussed their experiences as mentors and shared strategies during a recent workshop.
An interdisciplinary Northwestern University team has developed a pair of soft, flexible wireless sensors that replace the tangle of wire-based sensors that currently monitor babies in hospitals’ neonatal intensive care units and pose a barrier to parent-baby cuddling and physical bonding.