From 3-D printed hyperelastic bones to the nuclear membrane of immature red blood cells, scientific images bring to life the range of research published by Feinberg faculty and students in 2016.
Browsing: Scientific Advances
Northwestern Medicine scientists showed how a microRNA family regulates aspects of autophagy and macropinocytosis in the stem cell–enriched limbal epithelium of the eye.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated an alternate method of signaling used by proteins called group I metabotropic glutamate receptors, a finding that could be used to develop novel drug treatments for many neurological disorders.
Northwestern Medicine scientists are exploring a new drug that could make people healthier for longer by slowing the aging process.
A new strategy for targeting a protein called GRP78 could be used to simultaneously provide diagnostic imaging and deliver treatment for inflammatory breast cancer, according to a recent study.
A Northwestern Medicine study, led by a fifth-year PhD student, has demonstrated that a cytokine known to be important in allergic disease called interleukin-33 (IL-33) plays a key role regulating stem cells under normal, healthy conditions.
New research from Northwestern Medicine and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago scientists has identified the brain region responsible for the placebo response to pain.
Recent research published in Nature Communications examined genetic variation in North and South American, Caribbean and West African populations in light of the African Diaspora.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a new way to image chromatin within living cells, opening the door to large-scale screening techniques, including for cancer.