The common cold decreases gene expression in nasal cavity cells, making asthma worse.
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Northwestern Medicine and University of Illinois at Chicago scientists proposed a framework for the development of epithelial cells forming spiral patterns in the cornea of the eye.
Scientists used a new technique, fast photochemical oxidation of proteins, to better understand how enveloped viruses infect host cells.
A $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will support research to determine the functional and structural consequences of genetic mutations associated with a dangerous heart condition.
Scientists from Northwestern Medicine have discovered a key function for the CRAC channel, which transports calcium into cells.
Milan Mrksich, PhD, professor in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, has created a tool and a startup company to test biological reactions quickly and cheaply.
Northwestern Medicine scientists developed a system using nanomolecules that may protect against the inflammatory reaction that can negatively impact tissue growth, development and function in the bladder.
Al George, MD, Melds Genetics, Drug Discovery To Personalize Medicine
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.