Northwestern Medicine scientists developed a system using nanomolecules that may protect against the inflammatory reaction that can negatively impact tissue growth, development and function in the bladder.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have expanded the understanding of how myelodysplastic syndromes develop.
Hyewon Phee, PhD, assistant professor in Microbiology-Immunology, showed that a lack of the protein Pak2 in immune cells may lead to immunodeficiency in patients.
An enzyme called caspase-8 prevents the onset of autoimmune disease lupus when expressed by dendritic cells.
Kathryn E. Hulse, PhD, research assistant professor in Medicine-Allergy-Immunology, found that while men are more likely to have chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps, women with the disease have a more severe form.
Celeste Mallama, a fourth-year graduate student, studies how the bacterium that causes Legionnaires’ Disease infects host cells.
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.