Chronic lung disease is still the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S., making chronic lung disease both a research and clinical priority for many academic medical centers across the U.S. — including the Feinberg School of Medicine.
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Therapeutically inhibiting a metabolic regulator in monocytes unexpectedly increased inflammatory signaling, revealing mechanisms that could inform new strategies to treat chronic inflammatory disorders, according to a recent study.
Investigators have developed a new imaging technique that increases the detection and identification of proteoforms by four-fold when compared to current methods.
Four new research priorities have been identified, including synthetic biology, therapeutic development, social determinants of health and implementation science.
Scientists have uncovered how dopamine connects subregions of the striatum essential for habit formation, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A change in function in a mitochondrial protein is associated with gene expression that may promote the development of cancer, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine Study.
A new study has identified a molecular switch, through a protein called CDK9, that plays an early and critical role in the skin stem cell differentiation process.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered novel mechanisms underlying transcription elongation, the process of synthesizing RNA from DNA.
An immune system kinase promotes tumor inflammation and progression, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified a new type of retinal ganglion cell, neurons that encode the visual environment and transmit information back to the brain.