Rosalind Ramsey-Goldman, MD, professor of Medicine-Rheumatology, recently published a paper in the American Journal of Cardiology that links plaque in the carotid artery of women with lupus to an increased risk of cardiovascular events.
Published in Science Translational Medicine, new high-impact research findings from scientists at Northwestern Medicine could produce novel approaches to treat the tissue scarring known as fibrosis.
Published in mBio, the findings offer the first evidence that seminal plasma may have a direct role in promoting the transmission of a sexually transmitted infection.
Part of the $8 million multinational TumAdoR project, the study investigates the CD73 enzyme, which is overexpressed in many different forms of the disease.
Christian Stehlik and colleagues have learned how the molecular sensors that detect viruses and trigger defensive inflammatory responses are controlled.
The discovery of an enzyme that is highly activated in cells from the joint fluid of rheumatoid arthritis patients may provide a new therapeutic target for the 1 million Americans affected by the disease.
After a heart attack, much of the damage to the heart muscle is caused by inflammatory cells that rush to the scene of the oxygen-starved tissue. But the damage is slashed in half when microparticles are injected into the blood stream within 24 hours of the attack, according to preclinical research.
Professor Paul Greenberger, MD, was recognized for the impact he has made in the field of allergy and immunology.
Jennifer Heller, a fifth-year PhD candidate, uses animal models of colitis to better understand how the adaptive immune system becomes dysregulated.