Risk of relapse for chronic myeloid leukemia patients may be reduced through drug combination after discontinuing initial therapy, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the journal Leukemia.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have uncovered new details about cell-cell adhesion, identifying previously unknown subpopulations of molecules that connect cells to their neighbors.
Northwestern scientists joined a multi-disciplinary effort to help identify mutations in woolly mammoth DNA that may have led to their extinction.
Northwestern Medicine scientists discovered a clever evolutionary quirk in multi-ciliated cells, which help drive fluid flow in a variety of body systems.
A cytoskeletal protein called vimentin helps prevent the nuclei of cells that must navigate through tight spaces in the body from rupturing, according to a recent study.
Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, new chair of the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, aims to bring together scientists investigating the myriad of human cell types and using those findings to treat illness throughout the body.
The overexpression of mitochondrial superoxide dismutase, commonly found in late-stage tumors, may drive cancer stem cell formation and contribute to the failure of chemotherapy treatment in breast cancer patients.
Genetic modifier protein Annexin A6 accelerates acute and chronic muscle injury repair by more than 50 percent.
Constadina Arvanitis, PhD, research associate professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, has been named director of the Center for Advanced Microscopy and Nikon Imaging Center.
Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, an internationally recognized vascular biologist, has been named the Stephen Walter Ranson Professor and chair of the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology.