Al George, MD, Melds Genetics, Drug Discovery To Personalize Medicine
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Hyewon Phee, PhD, assistant professor in Microbiology-Immunology, showed that a lack of the protein Pak2 in immune cells may lead to immunodeficiency in patients.
Gayle E. Woloschak, PhD, professor in Radiation Oncology and Radiology, developed a new x-ray microscopy instrument that allows her to track nanoparticles in the nucleus of cancer cells, where they can do the most damage.
A recently published Northwestern Medicine study uses math models based on the physical interactions within cells to make predictions of how gene transcription might be effected.
One of more than a dozen connected papers to be published in the American Journal of Public Health, a recent study has shown that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender youths make an increased number of choices that elevate their risk of cancer.
David Kamp, MD, completed his residency and fellowship at Northwestern, where he now studies a range of lung disorders as well as cellular apoptosis, a process of programmed cell death.
Theanne Griffith, a fourth year graduate student in the Northwestern University Interdepartmental Neuroscience PhD Program, studies the role of kainate receptors in neurons. Last year she was awarded a two-year pre-doctoral fellowship by the American Heart Association.
Study finds that decisions individuals make during learning greatly influence how well the brain retains information.
The Center for Structural Genomics of Infectious Diseases has revealed the crystal structure of Enterococcus faecalis protein EF1143, a previously uncharacterized protein that is important for the growth of this life-threatening antibiotic-resistant pathogen.
The Disterhoft lab has illustrated how neuronal activity varies in the pre-frontal cortex as the brain shifts from attention to recollection of long-term memory.