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.
An experimental treatment originally intended to help patients recover from stroke may have beneficial effects for Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent study.
Laszlo Lorand, PhD, professor emeritus of Cell and Molecular Biology and a distinguished scientist whose career spanned more than 60 years at Northwestern, passed away on December 6.
An experimental genetic inhibitor that could stave off Alzheimer’s disease has unintended consequences, but may represent a target for future drug development, according to a recent study.
Faculty, family and friends gathered at a symposium to honor Robert Goldman, PhD, chair of Cell and Molecular Biology, and his distinguished scientific career.