Mutations in the genes FOXC2 and GJC2 are associated with defects in venous valves, according to a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
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A Northwestern Medicine study analyzing the genomes of more than 27,000 individuals has uncovered that ethnic disparities in lupus diagnoses have a genetic basis.
Scientists used a new approach to identify a promising therapeutic target for glioblastoma, which was previously overlooked in traditional approaches.
Early phase Northwestern Medicine research has demonstrated a potential new therapeutic strategy for treating glioblastoma.
Northwestern Medicine scientists identified a novel molecular mechanism that regulates scar formation in the heart, a symptom of aging and heart disease.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that an enzyme called IDH1 plays a significant role in cancer progression and may be a target for novel drug therapies.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that a unique population of immune cells play a key role in the development of pulmonary fibrosis, a fatal lung disease.
Northwestern Medicine scientists studied a poxvirus and demonstrated that ribosomes can selectively control the process of protein synthesis known as translation.
A new study explains how mutations in a sodium channel can lead to a disorder causing insensitivity to pain.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered the mechanism that drives primary lung allograft dysfunction, the leading cause of death after lung transplantation.