Northwestern Medicine investigators have shown that inhibiting a mutated gene can reduce seizure activity in adult-type diffuse gliomas, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Month: May 2023
Northwestern University is accepting nominations for its $350,000 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science.
Using zebrafish models, investigators have discovered that MAP4K4 genetic variants cause neurodevelopmental delays and other physical abnormalities, demonstrating a potential therapeutic target for treating the disorder in humans, according to findings published in Science Advances.
Attendees gathered on May 11 for Alzheimer Day, an annual event hosted by the Mesulam Center for Cognitive Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease to showcase dementia and aging research conducted throughout Northwestern and bring those discoveries to the community.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have uncovered how peptides produced by bones during inflammation prevent anemia in mice, according to a recent study published in the journal Blood.
Huda Yahya Zoghbi, MD, the inaugural winner of the 2016 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science at Northwestern University, returned to Feinberg on Monday as part of the Simpson Querrey Institute for Epigenetics Distinguished Lecturer Series.
CT scans are better at predicting a middle-aged person’s risk for a heart disease, such as a heart attack, than genetics, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA.
Salt substitutes may be effective in lowering blood pressure and reducing cardiovascular events in residents of elderly care facilities, according to a recent multi-center study published in Nature Medicine.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have shed new light on how the deadliest form of thyroid cancer becomes more aggressive, according to research published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
From 1999 through 2020, Black Americans experienced more than 1.6 million excess deaths and more than 80 million excess years of life lost compared to white Americans, according to a recent study published in JAMA.