Northwestern researchers collaborate across fields and disciplines to use every means possible to fight HIV/AIDS.
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From the junctions that hold cells together to the bacteria that cause pneumonia, fascinating scientific images provide a window into the wide range of research that Feinberg faculty, trainees and students published in 2015.
Northwestern Medicine scientists discovered that nitric oxide is part of a new form of cell learning in the striatum, the region of the brain involved in the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia.
A recent study co-authored by Northwestern Medicine scientist Robert Goldman, PhD, and colleagues suggests that degradation of lamin B1, a protein located in the nucleus of cells, helps suppress tumor formation.
Gregory Schwartz, PhD, assistant professor of Ophthalmology and Physiology, and his lab map neural circuits in the retina that send visual information to the brain, work that could inform future treatments for blindness.
A new Northwestern Medicine study highlighted for the first time how a toxin from the extracellular bacterium Vibrio cholerae can inhibit autophagy and endosomal trafficking.
The contest showcases a breadth of research across disciplines; the first place winner is a collaboration between postdoctoral fellows in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Materials Science and Engineering.
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.
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.