Basic Science conducted by investigators at Northwestern’s Les Turner ALS Center is building a foundation for future ALS care.
Browsing: Disease Discoveries
Northwestern Medicine scientists have shown for the first time how an RNA-binding protein in the liver plays an important role in regulating insulin sensitivity throughout the body.
Improving recruitment and data collection is a central area of focus for Northwestern’s Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing, the largest LGBT health-focused research center in the country.
Northwestern Medicine scientists are using a variety of innovative techniques to uncover the epigenetics of breast cancer, as seen in three recent studies.
A protein called tristetraprolin is activated during iron deficiency, lowering iron usage and preventing mitochondrial dysfunction, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has identified a trigger of some fibrotic diseases and an experimental compound to treat it.
Feinberg scientists are confronting significant, global challenges — from antimicrobial resistance to HIV — through collaborative, cutting-edge basic science and clinical research within the Division of Infectious Diseases.
Treating mice with isradipine, a calcium channel blocker, prevented formation of toxic compounds that can cause Parkinson’s disease symptoms, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists used an innovative technique to measure electrical activity in ALS neurons, finding changes in excitability that indicated disease, according to a study published in Stem Cell Reports.
Triclosan, a common antimicrobial used in toothpastes and other products, may raise the risk of gut inflammation and colorectal cancer, according to a preliminary animal study.