A protein called tristetraprolin is activated during iron deficiency, lowering iron usage and preventing mitochondrial dysfunction, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Monthly Archives: July, 2018
Ali Shilatifard, PhD, has been appointed editor of Science Advances, an open-access journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, which also publishes the journal Science.
A team of scientists has identified thousands of lincRNAs — long non-coding RNA molecules produced by so-called “junk DNA” — that are unique to human fat cells and may play an important role in fat metabolism.
In this Q&A, MD/PhD student Maria Aristova discusses her range of research projects — from 4D Flow MRI to diabetes care — and her most rewarding experiences at Feinberg.
Two Northwestern faculty, including the chair of Pathology, will serve as president and vice president of the American Association of Neuropathologists.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has identified a trigger of some fibrotic diseases and an experimental compound to treat it.
Lori Post, director of Feinberg’s Buehler Center for Health Policy and Economics, takes a high-level approach to protect worldwide victims of abuse, neglect and exploitation.
Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, the George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology, has received the National Science Foundation’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring.
Drinking coffee is associated with a lower risk of death, according to a large study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.