Armed with a prestigious new grant, investigators prepare to rapidly translate scientific breakthroughs into better brain tumor therapies. Read the story in Northwestern Medicine magazine.
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A Northwestern University experimental therapeutic targeting a specific protein kinase reversed neurological symptoms in a mouse genetic model of autism, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Scientists have identified a novel regulator of liver metabolism, which could serve as a potential therapeutic target for obesity, type 2 diabetes and related conditions.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that mitochondrial damage plays a critical early role in a group of diseases, including forms of ALS and dementia.
Inflammation has unexpected effects on body clock function and can lead to sleep and shiftwork-type disorders, according to a new study.
A kill code is embedded in every cell in the body whose function may be to cause the self-destruction of cells that become cancerous, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Understanding environmental factors helps scientists like cancer epidemiologist Lifang Hou, MD, PhD, chief of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention in the Department of Preventive Medicine, detect the disease earlier.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered how circulating tumor cells cluster together during metastasis — findings that reveal a novel mechanism for how cancer spreads and a potential new target for treatment.
According to a recent study, a group of four gene mutations seen only in people with African ancestry may contribute to an increased risk of severe bleeding while taking warfarin.
Targeting cancer cells with a transcription elongation inhibitor delayed tumor progression in animal models, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.