Middle-aged men with erectile dysfunction had a greater chance of experiencing cardiovascular events, according to a research letter published in Circulation.
Treating mice with isradipine, a calcium channel blocker, prevented formation of toxic compounds that can cause Parkinson’s disease symptoms, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Samantha Genardi, a fourth-year student in the Driskill Graduate Program (DGP), studies cell response to bacterial infection in the laboratory of Chyung-Ru Wang, PhD, professor of Microbiology-Immunology.
Northwestern Medicine scientists used an innovative technique to measure electrical activity in ALS neurons, finding changes in excitability that indicated disease, according to a study published in Stem Cell Reports.
Submit your most visually interesting scientific images for the first Feinberg Scientific Images Contest: All entries will be entered into a lottery for an Apple iPad, and each image will be considered for inclusion in a gallery inside the new Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center.
Northwestern University and Deerfield Management Launch Lakeside Discovery to Provide Tomorrow’s Solutions in Healthcare
Northwestern University and Deerfield Management launched Lakeside Discovery, LLC, formally announced the partnership which will provide up to $65 million of targeted funding and deep development expertise to advance promising Northwestern research.
The presence of certain antibodies in patients may suggest a higher risk of transplant rejection across multiple organ types, according to a study published in PLOS Medicine.
Triclosan, a common antimicrobial used in toothpastes and other products, may raise the risk of gut inflammation and colorectal cancer, according to a preliminary animal study.
A team of scientists has identified a key enhancer of Sox9 — a gene critical for male sex development — and demonstrated that deleting the enhancer results in male-to-female sex reversal in animal models.
A new device called a regenerative bandage, developed by Northwestern scientists, quickly heals hard-to-treat diabetic wounds and sores without using drugs.