Women with invasive breast cancer who were treated with an aggressive lymph node removal saw no survival benefit compared to those who received a less invasive procedure, according to a new clinical trial.
A newly discovered gene mutation may increase a patient’s risk of genetic heart disease, presenting a target for therapy or genetic screening down the road.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated the potential of targeting inflammatory pathways in order to limit tissue damage and improve repair after a heart attack.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered surprising findings about an enzyme central to gene expression and mutated in many cancers.
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.
A new Northwestern Medicine study reveals surprising findings about an enzyme called Set1A and its function in embryonic stem cell self-renewal and differentiation.
A Northwestern Medicine study found the human immunodeficiency virus uses proteins called diaphanous-related formins to hijack the cytoskeleton of healthy cells.
Several research projects focused on addressing gaps in the medical care of diverse populations are underway at the Center for Primary Care Innovation, funded by a $3.5 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
At Driskill Day, students, alumni and faculty gathered to showcase research and celebrate excellence throughout the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences.
Robert Kalb, MD, has been named to lead the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine, as the center’s inaugural director.