Northwestern Medicine scientists demonstrate that exposure to air pollution causes a stress response characterized by elevation in the level of the stress hormone adrenaline.
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Daniela Menichella, MD, PhD, assistant professor in Neurology, studies the mechanism and role of the protein chemokine SDF-1 and its receptor CXCR4 in Painful Diabetic Neuropathy.
Scientists from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Chicago identified elevated levels of a regulatory protein called beta-catenin in the T-cells of patients with colon cancer.
Robin Skory, an MD/PhD student, worked in the lab of Teresa Woodruff, PhD, to study follicle development and fertility preservation.
An enzyme called caspase-8 prevents the onset of autoimmune disease lupus when expressed by dendritic cells.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that children with a rare breathing disorder have a diminished rather than absent response to changes in oxygen and carbon dioxide levels within their bloodstream. The finding was recently published in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
Northwestern Medicine study found when adults in their 30s and 40s drop unhealthy habits they can potentially reverse the natural progression of coronary artery disease.
Kathryn E. Hulse, PhD, research assistant professor in Medicine-Allergy-Immunology, found that while men are more likely to have chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps, women with the disease have a more severe form.
Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman, MD, professor of Medicine-Rheumatology, recently published a paper in the American Journal of Cardiology that links plaque in the carotid artery of women with lupus to an increased risk of cardiovascular events.
New Northwestern Medicine study shows delinquency in youth predicts a much higher rate of being shot to death before age 30.