Read the latest news from the Feinberg Cardiovascular & Renal Research Institute. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our latest achievements and news, as well as our investigators' awards and honors.
Age-related breakdowns in regulatory mechanisms cause iron to build up in the brain, increasing oxidative stress and causing cellular damage, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Susan Quaggin, MD, the Charles H. Mayo, MD, Professor and chief of Nephrology and Hypertension in the Department of Medicine, has been elected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).
An international collaboration for which Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, chair of Cell and Developmental Biology, serves as North American coordinator, has received a five-year, $7 million Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program award from the Leducq Foundation.
McGaw Medical Center hosted the first annual Health Equity Week, a series of panel discussions highlighting the roots of healthcare disparities and how clinicians and scientists are working to find solutions.
Mitochondria play a key role in forming the lymphatic vasculature by acting as a metabolic sensor during the migration of lymphatic progenitor cells from the veins.