Northwestern scientists have developed a microfluidic device to sort neural stem cell populations, making them easier to study, a tool may lead to a better understanding of how stem cells function.
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In a paper featured on the cover of Molecular Cell, Northwestern Medicine scientists demonstrated what happens to gene transcription on chromosomes while cells undergo mitosis.
Scientists across disciplines, departments and schools at Northwestern University are teaming up to accelerate Northwestern Medicine research and bring innovative ideas to fruition.
In a recent study, co-author Dileep Varma, PhD, assistant professor of Cell and Molecular Biology, helped explain why the sequential degradation of key proteins is important for normal cell cycle progression.
In a new paper, graduate student Evan Weber showed that endothelial protein TRPC6 is the specific calcium channel that helps white blood cells migrate from blood vessels into inflamed tissues and organs.
A recent study sheds new light on how an animal’s biological clock wakes it up in the morning and puts it to sleep at night.
In a recent study, Shuang Zhang, a fourth year student in the Driskill Graduate Program in the Life Sciences (DGP), shed light on a molecule that mediates cross-talk between cardiac cells and immune cells after injury.
Recordings of neurons in a little-studied part of the brain associated with memory show an unexpected increase in activity in older brains, a finding that may suggest a new target for therapies to combat memory loss.
In a recent study, Northwestern Medicine scientists described a new process that explains how the adhesion between epithelial cells occurs.