Scientists discovered a new link between cell polarity and cell adhesion, according to a study published in the Journal of Cell Biology.
Kathleen Green, PhD, the Joseph L. Mayberry, Sr., Professor of Pathology and Toxicology and professor of Dermatology, has been named the winner for the 2019 Tripartite Legacy Faculty Prize in Translational Science and Education.
An interdisciplinary Northwestern University team has developed a pair of soft, flexible wireless sensors that replace the tangle of wire-based sensors that currently monitor babies in hospitals’ neonatal intensive care units and pose a barrier to parent-baby cuddling and physical bonding.
The world’s smallest wearable device has been developed by Northwestern scientists, to measure exposure to light across multiple wavelengths.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a novel mechanism for how mutations in desmoplakin — a protein that helps cells stick together — can lead to cardiac arrhythmias and other diseases.
A study, published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, provides new insights into the organization of a key protein called cadherin within structures called adherens junctions, which help cells stick together.
A new study has found that obese patients with metastatic melanoma live significantly longer than those with a normal body mass index — especially male patients treated with targeted or immune therapy.
Immune cells migrating from the bloodstream to the brain may contribute to seizures in pediatric epilepsy, according to new findings published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Daycares and early childhood education programs frequently use spray sunscreen on children, but still have room for improvement when it comes to sun safety, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.