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.
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.
Northwestern Medicine investigators are on a mission to bring precision medicine to African-Americans.
A comprehensive genomic analysis of the most common kidney cancer in children – found genetic mutations involving two distinct processes, potentially providing new opportunities for future treatments.
The major features of Parkinson’s disease have been linked to a toxic cascade beginning with oxidized dopamine, providing a possible therapeutic pathway.
Northwestern Medicine research has explained the mechanism behind ‘pauses’ in transcription, which has implications for future cancer therapies.
The Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling expanded from 14 to 20 students per class, preparing graduates for careers in various genetic counseling fields, including clinical, industry, research and public policy.
A study has shown that a recently-discovered type of RNA is specific to certain cell types, which may make it possible to use those RNA sequences as a marker in stem cell research.
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.