Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a genetic basis for glaucoma symptoms and the impact of other genes in early retinal development.
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Northwestern Medicine investigators applied discovery-based proteomics to identify synaptic protein interactions that possibly contribute to autism spectrum disorders.
A team of scientists has identified the genetic drivers of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, the most common type of blood cancer, and determined the genes’ clinical significance.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have published a paper in Nature Chemical Biology, detailing an innovative use of CRISPR-Cas9 technology that has helped reveal how oxidative stress explains a common herbicide’s link to risk of Parkinson’s.
Research published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences provides new insights into antibodies that block the Epstein-Barr virus from infecting human cells.
A newly discovered gene mutation may increase a patient’s risk of genetic heart disease, presenting a target for therapy or genetic screening down the road.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated the potential of targeting inflammatory pathways in order to limit tissue damage and improve repair after a heart attack.
A Northwestern Medicine study found a novel chemical transformation in the formation of colibactin, a toxic agent produced by gut bacteria, including certain strains of E. Coli.
A Northwestern Medicine study found the human immunodeficiency virus uses proteins called diaphanous-related formins to hijack the cytoskeleton of healthy cells.
A study has identified a new mechanism for how a gene mutation leads to the death of neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and a related form of dementia.