Respiratory syncytial virus infection during infancy results in metabolic reprogramming in epithelial cells lining the airway, according to a recent study.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has uncovered herpes’ sneaky strategy for infecting the nervous system, opening a path to long-needed vaccine development for the virus.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine has been awarded a $550,000 grant to support the retention of early-career clinician investigators experiencing family caregiving challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Valsartan, an angiotensin II receptor blocker drug, delayed disease progression and improved cardiac structure and function in patients with early-stage hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, according to a recent clinical trial.
A recent study identified a gene that is critical for daily behavioral rhythms, involved in a molecular pathway by which the core circadian clock controls daily sleep-wake cycles.
A previously unknown mechanism involving the protein Scribble helps maintain polarity in cells, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
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.
Fatty acid uptake produces an epigenetic modification that is required for cancer metastasis, according to a study published in Nature.
Second-year medical students presented Area of Scholarly Concentration (AOSC) research projects during a virtual session held November 5.
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.