Northwestern Medicine scientists demonstrated how innate immune cells in inflamed tissue induce DNA damage that promotes the development of cancer.
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Kelly Wun, a fourth-year medical student, was the first author of a study that links the microbiome to the development of restenosis, the renarrowing of arteries after a procedure.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a gene, called isocitrate dehydrogenase 3-alpha, that promotes tumors in grade IV glioblastoma, according to a study published in Science Advances.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a novel signaling pathway that promotes healing and tissue repair after heart attack, in a study published in Cell Metabolism.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered two successful therapies that slowed the progression of pediatric leukemia in mice, the first step towards a pediatric leukemia “super drug.”
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that an enzyme called EZH2 can activate expression of the androgen receptor gene, which drives prostate cancer growth.
A human protein called RBBP6 helps fight the Ebola virus by interfering with the virus replication cycle, according to a study recently published in Cell.
Inhibiting CHAF1B, a protein that normally helps replenish blood cells, may be a promising treatment for leukemia, according to a recent study.
A Northwestern Medicine study has revealed new insights into a pathway in prostate cancer and identified a potential new therapeutic target for aggressive disease.