An interdisciplinary team of Northwestern Medicine investigators led by Karen Ridge, PhD, has been awarded a $14 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to study the mechanisms that promote lung tissue repair in patients with severe viral pneumonia.
The growing number of patients suffering from long-term complications of COVID-19 has spurred the creation of Northwestern Medicine’s Comprehensive COVID-19 Center, which provides coordinated, multidisciplinary care.
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.