Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a previously unknown key regulator of immune response, a protein kinase called Jnk2 that helps maintain cellular homeostasis through a series of physiological processes.
Author: Nora Dunne
Claudia Leung, a third-year medical student, was recently awarded the Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship to pursue a clinical research project in Kenya to study the causes of heart failure among East Africans.
The Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine has commissioned an ice sculpture exhibition to bring attention to specific people with ALS and the debilitating effects of the disease.
Evangelos Kiskinis, PhD, assistant professor in Neurology and Physiology, uses stem cells to study the motor neurons and genes implicated in ALS.
The Northwestern Medicine Academy for Quality and Safety Improvement received the 2015 Leape Ahead Award from American Association for Physician Leadership.
A distinct pattern in the changing lengths of telomeres years before cancer diagnoses could yield a new biomarker that predict cancer, according to a new study.
Barry Coller, MD, vice president for medical affairs and David Rockefeller Professor at Rockefeller University, will speak at the medical school’s commencement on Monday, May 18.
The Lectures in Life Sciences series runs throughout the academic year and features prominent scientists speaking on topics ranging from pathology to cell and molecular biology.
A new Northwestern Medicine study shows that a protein called vimentin may help activate an inflammatory response that leads to acute lung injury.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a specific bacteria that may be the cause of a rare lung infection that affects lung transplant patients.