A new approach to a deadly disease

A new approach to a deadly disease

A New Approach to a Deadly Disease A career spent bucking convention leads Bill Klein to new Alzheimer’s diagnostics and therapeutics “When I was in graduate school, three papers per month were published on Alzheimer’s disease. Now, there are thousands every...
New technology gives unprecedented look inside capillaries

New technology gives unprecedented look inside capillaries

More than 40 billion capillaries — tiny, hair-like blood vessels — are tasked with carrying oxygen and nutrients to the far reaches of the human body. But despite their sheer number and monumental importance to basic functions and metabolism, not much is known about...
In the Immune System’s Trenches, a New Discovery

In the Immune System’s Trenches, a New Discovery

Few everyday scenarios illicit as much trepidation as a nearby sneeze during flu season. Suddenly surrounded by tens of thousands of potentially virus-filled particles, a person’s evolving cellular reaction actually matters far more than the ability to shield one’s...
Full-Body Scan Could Improve Chemotherapy Effectiveness

Full-Body Scan Could Improve Chemotherapy Effectiveness

A new full-body scan could help clinicians to better assess toxicity during cancer treatment, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Clinical Cancer Research. The scan, which detects the presence of molecules exposed during tissue damage, could give a...