Scientists have designed a promising bioactive nanomaterial with the potential to stimulate bone regeneration and improve quality of life for surgical patients and lead to less-invasive procedures.
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed technology that uses genomics and data analytics to efficiently screen for molecules produced by molds to find new drug prospects.
Mitochondria have an important role in hematopoiesis, the body’s process for creating new blood cells, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
Northwestern Medicine scientists found that rhythmic electrical activity called theta oscillations may play an important role in processing scent in the human brain.
A new Northwestern Medicine study, published in Genes and Development, has identified two DNA elements crucial to the activation of a set of genes that drive the early development of embryos.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated an important role for the methylation of the amino terminus of a specific protein in maintaining centromere function and chromosome segregation, both important in cell division.
Targeting a molecule called B7-H4 may lead to the development of new therapies that boost the immune system’s ability to fight cancer, according to a review published in the journal Immunological Reviews.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel testing platform to assess, in real time, the efficacy of nanomaterials in regulating gene expression.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have mapped the complete structure of a voltage-gated sodium channel, proteins in the membrane of cells that play an important role in many diseases.