Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered how a gene linked to leukemia functions, a finding that may have important implications for children with Down syndrome who have a higher risk of developing the blood cancer.
Monthly Archives: July, 2015
Feinberg welcomed high school students from across the nation for a day of interactive learning at Northwestern Simulation.
Kathleen Green, PhD, Joseph L. Mayberry, Sr., Professor of Pathology and Toxicology, has received a Humboldt Research Award, which recognizes her achievements in epithelial cell biology and provides her the opportunity to visit Germany for research collaborations.
Paula Stern, PhD, professor in Pharmacology, received the 2015 Louis V. Avioli Foundation Award from the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.
Kyle O’Hagan, a graduate student in the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences, studies Pak2, a protein essential in the development of a subset of immune cells called regulatory T-cells.
A new technology called “Sticky-flares” developed by nanomedicine scientists offers the first real-time method to track and observe the dynamics of RNA distribution as it is transported inside living cells.
Men gain weight after the birth of their first child, raising their risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
Music training, introduced as late as high school, may help improve the teenage brain’s responses to sound and sharpen hearing and language skills.
Two Northwestern Medicine studies help explain how components of the cytoskeleton called intermediate filaments move and assemble to protect cells.
Northwestern Medicine hospitals continue to earn national recognition as part of the U.S. News & World Report ranking of America’s Best Hospitals.