Northwestern Medicine scientists identified genes correlated with the progression and severity of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Northwestern Medicine scientists demonstrate that exposure to air pollution causes a stress response characterized by elevation in the level of the stress hormone adrenaline.
A recently published Northwestern Medicine study uses math models based on the physical interactions within cells to make predictions of how gene transcription might be effected.
David Kamp, MD, completed his residency and fellowship at Northwestern, where he now studies a range of lung disorders as well as cellular apoptosis, a process of programmed cell death.
Study upends our understanding of vitamin E and ties the increasing consumption of supposedly healthy vitamin E-rich oils to the rising incidence of lung inflammation and, possibly, asthma.
For his work studying how environmental stress affects the lungs, GR Scott Budinger, MD, associate professor in Medicine-Pulmonary and Cell and Molecular Biology, was recently elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation.