A team of scientists has demonstrated a novel approach to delivering cancer drugs directly to tumor cells, through gold nanoparticles that can be remotely triggered to release therapies.
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A new Northwestern Medicine study detailed a technique that could help scientists find the cause of cancer or autism-spectrum disease stemming from faulty protein disposal.
From heart tissue repair to retinal cell development, scientific images helped bring to life the discoveries published by Feinberg faculty, trainees and students in 2017. See a selection of some of the most striking images of the year.
Scientists in the Department of Dermatology are working hard to better understand the fundamentals of skin biology and to bring those discoveries to the forefront of skin treatment.
Northwestern Medicine scientists identified a complex regulatory system that keeps cells functioning when their oxygen supply is cut off.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that a protein called BRWD2/PHIP binds to H3K4 methylation, a key molecular event that influences gene expression.
Small RNA molecules can trigger a mechanism hidden in every cell, forcing it to commit suicide, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study, the first to identify molecules that trigger such a fail-safe mechanism.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered surprising findings about an enzyme central to gene expression and mutated in many cancers.
A new Northwestern Medicine study reveals surprising findings about an enzyme called Set1A and its function in embryonic stem cell self-renewal and differentiation.
Xinkun Wang, PhD, director of the NUSeq Core Facility, supports the research of scientists throughout the medical school with the latest genomic technologies, including next-generation sequencing.