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Media Spotlight

A LAB ACCIDENT LEADS TO BIOACTIVE ‘TISSUE PAPER‘ SMITHSONIAN Adam Jakus, then a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Ramille Shah, PhD, assistant professor of Surgery and Materials Science, was working with the biological “ink” the lab uses to 3-D print ovaries. Standing beneath the lab’s fume hood, Jakus knocked over the container, spilling it onto the lab bench. By the time he went to clean it up, it had formed a solid sheet. “It felt great,” Jakus said. “If you make a new biomaterial and you can’t pick it up or it falls apart when you pick it up, it’s...

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Progress Notes

1940s Albert J. Miller, ’46 MD, writes, “I was the class representative, but there are very few of us left now that my classmate, R. Drew Miller, ’46 MD (no relation), has died. Drew and I sat next to each other for most of our medical classes. He was a fine student, a committed physician and a gentleman; he was a credit to Northwestern and the Mayo Clinic, where he spent most of his career. He personified the concept of a caring physician and should be an idol for those who are coming along.” Benjamin Kenagy, ’55 MD, writes, “This...

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Faculty Awards & Honors

Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD Melissa Brown, PhD Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD Robert Kalb, MD Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, was named the new director of Feinberg’s Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). Two additional new leadership positions within the MSTP were also announced: Melissa Brown, PhD, professor of Microbiology-Immunology, was named associate director of MSTP Student Advising, while Xunrong Luo, MD, PhD, the Margaret Gray Morton Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology/Hypertension, was named associate director of MSTP Admissions. They join Jayms Peterson, PhD, who will continue in his role as associate director for Administrative and Academic Affairs. Robert...

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