The failure of epithelial cells to complete a stem cell-like transition may lead to pulmonary fibrosis, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern’s investment in next-generation sequencing is leading to unprecedented avenues of discovery.
An age-related accumulation of a signaling molecule may be one culprit behind older adults’ vulnerability to viral pneumonias, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have shown how COVID-19 pneumonia is different from typical cases of pneumonia, spreading across the lungs like multiple wildfires and leaving tissue damage in its wake.
Double lung transplants performed by Northwestern Medicine surgeons in patients with irreversible lung damage from COVID-19 helped save lives, according to a recent study.
A novel antibiotic drug showed similar treatment effectiveness compared to current therapies in patients with antibiotic resistant bacterial infections, according to two complementary clinical trials.
Feinberg investigators are breaking down the mechanisms of aging and designing solutions to extend healthy living.
A mismatch between airway size and lung capacity, called dysanapsis, is a strong risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, according to a new study.
A Northwestern Medicine study found that inducing inflammation in lung epithelial cells contributes to the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
According to several recent editorials published by Feinberg faculty, there are large and complex issues to grapple with, from COVID-19’s devastating impact on African-Americans to maintaining critical care standards in the face of an unprecedented pandemic.