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Gal Finer Receives National Kidney Foundation of Illinois Research Grant

October 26, 2017

Gal Finer, MD, PhD, has received a Research Grant for the Young Investigator from the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois. The title of her project is "Elucidating the Role of Transcription Factor 21 in Kidney Development - Implications for Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract".
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Novel Device Developed for Button Battery Detection

August 14, 2017

Bharat Bhushan and Jonathan Ida have developed a novel device that measures the magnetic field of button batteries swallowed or inhaled by children - one of the most challenging clinical scenarios for pediatric emergency services.
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Supporting our researchers

July 14, 2017

The Manne Research Institute is happy to announce the Spring 2017 Internal Grant Award (IGA) recipients. The IGA program is providing over $300,000 in awards during this cycle so that researchers will have the resources to develop projects that will lead to highly competitive extramural applications for sustained research support.
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Award winning graduate student receives degree

June 30, 2017

Lindsay Stolzenburg, a graduate student in the Ann Harris lab, received her PhD from the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences at Northwestern University in June 2017. In addition to receiving numerous awards, Lindsay was also featured in an article on the Northwestern Medicine website.
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Talented Graduate Student Receives PhD

April 12, 2017

Han Shi, a graduate student in the laboratory of Yongchao Ma, PhD, presented his public thesis defense on April 12. Says Ma of his first graduate student, “Han independently developed a project on how aging affects dopaminergic neurons in Parkinson disease. During his time in my lab, Han has been a co-author on three publications and has won numerous awards.”
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