A new publication outlines the structure-function relationships between the first spherical nucleic acid vaccine developed to protect against viral infections, including COVID-19.
Northwestern scientists have developed a new tool to harness immune cells from tumors to fight cancer rapidly and effectively.
A new Northwestern study has discovered a technique to help make immunomodulation more effective, potentially improving treatment for type 1 diabetes.
Of the more than 20 episodes of the medical school’s Breakthroughs podcast produced in 2021, the most popular ranged across specialties from gastroenterology to nanotechnology. Listen to the top five episodes of the year and earn Continuing Medical Education credit.
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.