News & Announcements
Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Cell & Developmental Biology. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.
A protein helps direct the flow of materials in the Drosophila ovary during the development of egg cells, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Enhancing autophagy in fat could help treat diabetes, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Cell Reports.
Northwestern Medicine investigators discovered that nuclear surface proteins called nuclear lamin isoforms regulate nuclear pore complexes, shedding light on the role molecular mechanisms play in genetic mutations behind many rare diseases.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that inhibiting a specific autophagy protein found in dopaminergic neurons may prevent reward-related behaviors induced by cocaine misuse.
Feinberg investigators are breaking down the mechanisms of aging and designing solutions to extend healthy living.
A rare genetic mutation found in patients with Alzheimer’s may provide further insight into the pathologic mechanisms that cause the disease.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel cell lineage tracing method that can better determine the origin of mammalian neuron populations from progenitor cells.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that a specific protein known for its role in cell division also impacts the direction of intracellular transport in neurons.
A protein gives motile cilia part of their structure, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.