News and Breakthroughs
Read the latest news from the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our institute's latest events and accomplishments. You can also visit the article archive for older news.
A new project led by Northwestern Medicine investigators aims to mitigate food deserts and kidney disease in predominantly Black communities in Chicago.
Six Northwestern-based teams recently took part in the I-Corps@NCATS program, a six-week short course that combined business model training with the customer discovery process.
- Primary Care Practice-Based Research Program Pilot Studies to Tackle Community, Public Health Challenges07.13.2021
NP3 Practice-Based Seed Grants will fund a range of topics, including projects to promote COVID-19 vaccination among at-risk adults, light therapy for depression in adolescents, evidence-based weight management interventions, and health equity through high-priority outreach.
As a member of the 2019 cohort of Multidisciplinary Career Development Program Scholars, Alan Zhou continues his pursuit to better understand the role of the microbiome in cutaneous T cell lymphomas to develop new ways to better diagnose and treat skin lymphomas and cancers in general.
Stacia Sliger works closely with members of the NUCATS Institute’s Center for Biomedical Informatics and Data Science to coordinate center logistics.
Feinberg is hosting the first annual Big Ten Augmented Intelligence Bowl, bringing together multi-disciplinary teams of investigators from institutions representing the Big Ten Academic Alliance to use AI to address health disparities.
Melissa Pergande, PhD, has joined Northwestern University’s TL1 Multidisciplinary Training Program in Child and Adolescent Health.
The Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute is part of a new multi-center collaborative that will bolster research and outreach to help communities disproportionately affected by COVID-19.
As a KL2 Scholar, Rupal Mehta, MD, who specializes in kidney and heart disease, has had the opportunity to use a love for research to better lives.
Ange-Therese Akono, PhD, assistant professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has received the 2021 EMI Leonardo da Vinci Award from the Engineering Mechanics Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
A new initiative is designed to introduce dissemination and implementation science to academic, community-based, clinical, and policy professionals.
Paul Fleming, an assistant professor of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, recently delivered a Translational Applications in Public Health lecture in which he explored the question: Why is there more funding for police than public health?
The New Normal is a new online recruitment portal involving nine top universities and hospitals.
Before coming to Northwestern, Pearl Go earned her Master’s degree in Psychology with a Child and Family Development specialization from Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines.
Jiancheng Ye, a PhD student in Feinberg’s Health Sciences Integrated PhD program, was the author a paper that explores strategies to address clinician burnout linked to patient-integrated data in electronic health records.
The Institute for Public Health and Medicine hosted a virtual Population Health Forum Seminar featuring the commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health, Allison Arwady, MD, MPH, who discussed the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and plans for the future.
Michael Ison, MD, MS, director of the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute’s Center for Clinical Research, delivered a pandemic-focused lecture as part of the Translational Applications in Public Health lecture series.
A team of Northwestern Medicine investigators led by Rina Fox, PhD, MPH, received a Cancer and Aging Translational Bridge Award to investigate circadian disruption in lymphoma.
Allison Letkiewicz, PhD, has joined the 2021 cohort of Northwestern University’s TL1 Multidisciplinary Training Program in Child and Adolescent Health.
Prakash Jayabalan, assistant professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, became a KL2 Scholar in 2019 and has since pursued a research career focused on post-injury cartilage strength.
Northwestern University’s Galter Health Sciences Library and Learning Center has been named the National Evaluation Center for the Network of the National Library of Medicine.
Bonnie Spring, PhD, chief of Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Preventive Medicine, has received the 2021 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine.
A team from the Northwestern Clinical Research Unit was awarded the Best Nursing Innovation Award at the 13th Annual Brinson Foundation Nurse Research Evidence-based Practice Symposium.
Northwestern Medicine scientists and clinicians have continued to investigate methods to combat the disease, including strategies to conduct clinical trials during a pandemic, studying neurologic symptoms in children and reflecting on the importance of professional medical organizations during a public health crisis.
Two Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute members have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies.
Alexandra de Paz is the Assistant Director of New Ventures at the Innovation and New Ventures Office and the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute.
Brian Mustanski, PhD, director of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing and co-director of the Third Coast Center for AIDS Research, spoke about HIV prevention programs for young gay and bisexual men during a recent Translational Applications in Public Health presentation.
It’s been one year since the first case of COVID-19 was detected in the United States, and still Feinberg investigators continue to investigate the disease, its evolution and its impact on society.