Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that inhibiting tumor-associated myeloid cells ability to produce specialized metabolites called polyamines may improve the effectiveness of treatments for glioblastoma.
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have engineered a novel antibody that revitalizes immune cell activity in a deadly brain cancer, according to a recent study.
Since March 2020, a team of Northwestern Medicine scientists have been tracking the evolution of SARS- CoV-2, specifically in the city of Chicago. Their work has been pivotal in understanding how the virus spread to Chicago and what new variants have emerged in the city.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a conformational “switch” that determines the function of the SNARE protein Ykt6, with implications for synucleinopathies, according to a recent study.
The AXL immune cell receptor has been linked to cardiac allograft vasculopathy, a thickening of vessel walls in transplanted hearts years after implantation, according to a recent study.
Northwestern and Lurie Children’s Hospital investigators have been approved for a $4 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.
An age-related accumulation of a signaling molecule may be one culprit behind older adults’ vulnerability to viral pneumonias, according to a recent study.
An experimental spherical nucleic acid drug developed by Northwestern scientists was able to penetrate the blood-brain barrier and trigger the death of glioblastoma cells.
A team of Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that a specific type of immune cell is necessary for the suppression of chronic inflammation, revealing a potential therapeutic target for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.