Marcus Peter, PhD, professor in Medicine-Hematology/Oncology, has discovered how the removal of a known “tumor suppressor” causes cancer cells to kill themselves.
Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology says discovery will help scientists understand one of the major causes of female infertility.
The Center for Structural Genomics of Infectious Diseases has revealed the crystal structure of Enterococcus faecalis protein EF1143, a previously uncharacterized protein that is important for the growth of this life-threatening antibiotic-resistant pathogen.
Anis Contractor, PhD, associate professor in Physiology, recently published findings on what causes delays in synaptic and neuronal development in the cortex, hallmarks of fragile X syndrome, the most common known cause of autism.
Variations in DNA sequence may have a significant impact on how humans respond to dengue virus. A group of scientists from Nicaragua, the University of California-Berkeley and Feinberg will seek to uncover genetic variants that make certain people more susceptible to life-threatening forms of the infection.
The director of melanoma research within the Northwestern Skin Cancer Institute presented his validation study at a meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Preliminary findings from a study by scientists at Feinberg and Vanderbilt University have shown no evidence of underlying coronary artery disease in some patients.