Interruptions in circadian rhythm protected against damage in a model of Huntington’s disease, suggesting an unexpected neuroprotective effect for mild stress to the brain from irregular patterns of sleep.
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.
Northwestern Medicine scientists demonstrated how innate immune cells in inflamed tissue induce DNA damage that promotes the development of cancer.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a novel signaling pathway that promotes healing and tissue repair after heart attack, in a study published in Cell Metabolism.
Armed with a prestigious new grant, investigators prepare to rapidly translate scientific breakthroughs into better brain tumor therapies. Read the story in Northwestern Medicine magazine.
The Lurie Cancer Center solidifies its place among the country’s elite after extraordinary growth and a top rating from the National Cancer Institute. Read the story in Northwestern Medicine magazine.
Scientists have identified a novel regulator of liver metabolism, which could serve as a potential therapeutic target for obesity, type 2 diabetes and related conditions.
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.
Two Northwestern faculty, including the chair of Pathology, will serve as president and vice president of the American Association of Neuropathologists.
Triclosan, a common antimicrobial used in toothpastes and other products, may raise the risk of gut inflammation and colorectal cancer, according to a preliminary animal study.