A new Northwestern Medicine study highlighted for the first time how a toxin from the extracellular bacterium Vibrio cholerae can inhibit autophagy and endosomal trafficking.
Monthly Archives: November, 2015
Blocking the sodium channel protein Nax decreased scarring and atopic dermatitis, an inflammatory skin disorder, by improving the skin’s barrier function in a new Northwestern Medicine study.
United Nations advisor Jeffrey Sachs, PhD, delivered the keynote address at Northwestern University’s Global Health Interdisciplinary Symposium Nov. 19.
As part of their Health and Society coursework, medical students met with policy leaders to learn how implementing better health policies can improve the overall health of communities.
The Fifth Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair celebrated a new research and clinical care center and featured a variety of presentations, a keynote lecture and a poster session.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a novel strategy for reducing the side effects of the drug levodopa, which is commonly used to treat the stiffness, tremors and poor muscle control of Parkinson’s disease.
People who ate more fruits and vegetables as young adults were less likely to develop coronary atherosclerosis 20 years later, according to a recent study co-authored by Northwestern Medicine investigator Philip Greenland, MD.
This year’s annual student sketch comedy show In Vivo parodied the late-night comedy series Saturday Night Live to raise funds for Chicago Youth Programs.
Marcus Peter, PhD, professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology/Oncology, and Ali Shilatifard, PhD, chair of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, and Maciej Lesniak, MD, chair of Neurological Surgery, have each been awarded seven-year, $6.4 million grants from the National Cancer Institute.
Northwestern Medicine scientists identified a drug that stops the reproduction of tumor cells in models of primary myelofibrosis and acute myeloid leukemia, a finding that has led to new clinical studies in the Lurie Cancer Center.