Mitochondria have an important role in hematopoiesis, the body’s process for creating new blood cells, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
A new study defined the architecture of nuclear lamins, the fibrous proteins in a cell’s nucleus, providing further insights into their role in cell structure.
In research published in Nature Medicine, Northwestern Medicine scientists have found a molecule that stops the growth of an aggressive pediatric brain tumor for which there is no current treatment.
Northwestern’s biomaterials labs are developing the next generation of materials in medicine, called supramolecular biomaterials – molecules designed in a way to mimic cell structures and functions of biological signaling.
This year, the University launched a new Center for Synthetic Biology, making Northwestern one of the top three U.S. destinations for research and education in this area.
Analyzing a patient’s own stem cells can predict the safety and efficacy of drugs that have the potential to damage a patient’s heart, according to a new study.
Scientists have redesigned a motor protein so that it’s sensitive to chemical inhibition and accessible for future research on neurodegenerative diseases.
Northwestern Medicine scientists explored how the physical arrangement of genetic material organizes within a cell’s nucleus and influences the cell’s function.
Scientists discovered that a specific gene that starts to build a link between cilia motility and cell polarity in a recent study.
Brian Mitchell, PhD, assistant professor of Cell and Molecular Biology, received the Marine Biology Laboratory Nikon Fellowship to advance his research on the development of multi-ciliated cells using microscopy.