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Assistant Professor of Pathology (Experimental Pathology)
PhD: University of Rochester (2008) Postdoctoral Fellow: Emory University, Pathology (2012)
Dr. Sumagin has been part of Northwestern's faculty since 2014. Studies in Dr. Sumagin’s laboratory investigate the underlying mechanisms by which innate immune cells, namely neutrophil and macrophages in the gastrointestinal tract contribute to resolution of inflammation, epithelial injury and development/progression of colorectal cancers. To learn more, visit the page of Dr. Sumagin's laboratory.
Professor of Pathology (Cytopathology) and Medical Education
Vice Chair of Education and Faculty Development, Department of Pathology
Director of Cytopathology in the Department of Pathology
MD: Delhi University, India
Dr. Nayar has been part of Northwestern's faculty since 1997. She is widely published, including being the co-editor of the Bethesda system for used for reporting Pap smears in women all around the world. To learn more, visit Dr. Nayar's faculty profile.
Associate Professor of Pathology (Soft Tissue Pathology) and Pathology (Head and Neck Pathology)
Director, Surgical Pathology
MD: Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Residency: University of Maryland School of Medicine Fellowship: Johns Hopkins
Dr. Alexiev has over 20 years of experience in tumor research and has written more than 60 peer-reviewed manuscripts and reviews. In laboratory setting, he has trained over 30 students and residents and has received awards for Best Attending Pathologist Teacher in Anatomic Pathology in 2014 and Best Author Award in 2019. To see more about Dr. Alexiev, view his faculty profile here.
Physician-Scientist Training & Resources
We offer a wide range of resources, mentorship opportunities and training to help our residents and fellows excel as physician-scientists. Explore all of the resources and hear from housestaff who are making research a major part of their career development plans, including one of our fellows, Kate Poropatich, MD, MPH.