Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that a unique population of immune cells play a key role in the development of pulmonary fibrosis, a fatal lung disease.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered the mechanism that drives primary lung allograft dysfunction, the leading cause of death after lung transplantation.
Mitochondria have an important role in hematopoiesis, the body’s process for creating new blood cells, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
Chief Scott Budinger, MD, and the other scientists in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine tackle some of the most common — and fatal — medical conditions in the world.
Coils implanted into the lungs may improve exercise tolerance for patients with severe emphysema, according to a study that involved Northwestern Medicine investigators.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have revealed that mitochondria detect changes in oxygen and activate a chain of events to respond to inadequate supply.
MD/PhD student Sai Folmsbee aims to understand the role of the protein αT-catenin, found in heart cells, in the development of asthma.
A new Northwestern Medicine study led by Navdeep Chandel, PhD, challenges the common understanding that energy production is mitochondria’s most important function.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have shown for the first time that the Myosin 9b gene is correlated with lung cancer tumor formation and metastasis.
Respiratory viruses were detected more frequently than bacteria in community-acquired pneumonia in adults, and incidence of pneumonia increased with age, according to new research.