Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated a new method that helps to pinpoint which genetic variants might be most important in the development of schizophrenia and related disorders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OncoSET, the flagship clinical and research program of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, combines oncology with genomic sequencing to provide cutting-edge cancer care personalized for each patient.
Jack Szostak, PhD, Nobel Laureate and professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, spoke on the chemistry of nonezymatic RNA replication at Northwestern’s Chicago campus, the first of the two-part SQI Distinguished Lecture series.
A JAMA study has found that hemoglobin A1C measurements — a biomarker frequently used to diagnose diabetes — may be less accurate in African-Americans with sickle cell trait.