A $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will support research to determine the functional and structural consequences of genetic mutations associated with a dangerous heart condition.
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Scientists from Northwestern Medicine have discovered a key function for the CRAC channel, which transports calcium into cells.
Milan Mrksich, PhD, professor in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, has created a tool and a startup company to test biological reactions quickly and cheaply.
Northwestern Medicine scientists developed a system using nanomolecules that may protect against the inflammatory reaction that can negatively impact tissue growth, development and function in the bladder.
Al George, MD, Melds Genetics, Drug Discovery To Personalize Medicine
Hyewon Phee, PhD, assistant professor in Microbiology-Immunology, showed that a lack of the protein Pak2 in immune cells may lead to immunodeficiency in patients.
Gayle E. Woloschak, PhD, professor in Radiation Oncology and Radiology, developed a new x-ray microscopy instrument that allows her to track nanoparticles in the nucleus of cancer cells, where they can do the most damage.
A recently published Northwestern Medicine study uses math models based on the physical interactions within cells to make predictions of how gene transcription might be effected.
One of more than a dozen connected papers to be published in the American Journal of Public Health, a recent study has shown that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender youths make an increased number of choices that elevate their risk of cancer.
David Kamp, MD, completed his residency and fellowship at Northwestern, where he now studies a range of lung disorders as well as cellular apoptosis, a process of programmed cell death.