These three projects, housed in the Departments of Cardiology, Radiology and Medical Social Sciences, are some of the many leading-edge research projects and patient care initiatives that make Northwestern Medicine a premier academic medical center across specialties. The 2019 Eleanor Wood-Prince Grants awardees are:


Sonographic Assessment of Sarcopenia in Advanced Heart Failure Patients

  • Esther Vorovich, MD & Swati Deshmukh, MD
  • Department of Cardiology and Radiology


Role of Gut Epithelium and Microbiota in Patients with Heart Failure

  • Arjun Sinha, MD & Sanjiv Shah, MD
  • Department of Cardiology


Adapted Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Women with Depression and Low Literacy

  • Claire Weaver, PhD & James W. Griffith, PhD
  • Department of Medical Social Sciences