A new injectable therapy harnesses “dancing molecules” to reverse paralysis and repair tissue after severe spinal cord injuries, allowing animal subjects to regain the ability to walk.
Northwestern investigators have identified a novel approach to control the hierarchical assembly of protein pathways with DNA, which may facilitate the construction of synthetic protein materials.
Enhancing the anti-cancer function of natural killer cells with nanoparticles could unlock their therapeutic potential, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A snowflake-shaped nanoparticle greatly enhanced the combination of radiotherapy and immunotherapy in mouse models of prostate cancer.
Northwestern University scientists have developed a new thin, wireless system that adds a sense of touch to any virtual reality experience, adding sensory feedback to prosthetics.
The structure of spherical nucleic acids has the potential to improve the effectiveness of vaccines as well as cancer immunotherapies, according to a new study.
The world’s smallest wearable device has been developed by Northwestern scientists, to measure exposure to light across multiple wavelengths.
Scientists have developed soft materials that assemble and disassemble on demand, opening the door for applications including robotics, drug delivery and tissue regeneration.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that tiny vesicles called exosomes released from non-metastatic melanoma cells trigger an immune response that prevents cancer from spreading throughout the body.
A team of scientists has demonstrated a novel approach to delivering cancer drugs directly to tumor cells, through gold nanoparticles that can be remotely triggered to release therapies.