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 members latest developments, achievements, awards and honors.
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.
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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.
The world’s smallest wearable device has been developed by Northwestern scientists, to measure exposure to light across multiple wavelengths.
Second-year medical students showcased ongoing results from their Area of Scholarly Concentration projects at a recent poster session.
Faculty, family and friends gathered at a symposium to honor Robert Goldman, PhD, chair of Cell and Molecular Biology, and his distinguished scientific career.
Congratulations to SDRC member Dr. Jae Choi on being awarded the 2018 Compassionate Care Award from the Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) in recognition of their work in treatment and research for the prevention of melanoma.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a novel mechanism for how mutations in desmoplakin — a protein that helps cells stick together — can lead to cardiac arrhythmias and other diseases.
Feinberg faculty and fourth-year medical students gathered to recognize clinical and academic achievement at the sixth annual Honors Day, held May 19.
A study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, provides new insights into the organization of a key protein called cadherin within structures called adherens junctions, which help cells stick together.
Over 450 alumni and guests attended Feinberg’s 2018 Alumni Weekend, to reconnect and see how the medical school has changed since they graduated.
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.