Harmful side effects from a common chemotherapy drug could be prevented in patients with a specific mutation by targeting retinoic acid receptors, according to a recent study.
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have characterized several variants of the gene GRIK2 that cause nonsyndromic neurodevelopmental disorder.
Circulating tumor cells use the surface protein ICAM1 to strengthen stem cell programs and facilitate formation of tumor cell clusters, which can travel from primary tumors to other organs in the body.
Hypertension that leads to vascular dementia in older adults begins to impact the brain by middle age, according to a new study, the first to show the process beginning so early.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed an antibody that they believe can be used to treat muscular dystrophy, reducing muscle scarring in an animal model of the disease.
A biomarker in the brain predicts future cognitive decline in patients with the language form of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists continue to investigate all aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic: from molecular mechanisms of infection, to child hospitalization and single-dose vaccine response.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered the epigenetic mechanisms involved in the regulation of two oncogenes in glioma cells, which may improve personalized approaches to treat these cancers.
Fluorescent indocarbocyanine lipid labels show improved distribution within glioblastoma brain tumors, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A new combination COVID-19 vaccine improved protection against breakthrough infections in mice, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.