Genomic alterations in prostate cancer therapeutic targets were found to be similar between African American and European American men, suggesting that existing precision medicine approaches could equally benefit both groups if applied equitably, according to a recent study.
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A Northwestern Medicine study found that inducing inflammation in lung epithelial cells contributes to the development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Iron nanoparticles could be one day used to attack cancer cells, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
A Northwestern Medicine scientist and collaborators have used an AI-enhanced precision medicine approach to combine multiple views of human brain development as they seek to provide a roadmap for what causes subtypes of autism spectrum disorder.
Measuring epigenetic signatures in blood plasma could help classify brain tumors, according to a study published in Nature Medicine.
A specific cell signaling protein may be used to enhance the sensitivity of medulloblastoma tumors to immunotherapy, potentially improving quality of life for patients with the malignant pediatric brain cancer.
An emerging cancer treatment also helps prevent cells from turning into viral factories by interfering with HIV infection processes inside the cell, according to a recent study.
A new immunotherapy developed by investigators at Northwestern University dramatically extends the survival time of mice with triple negative breast cancer, one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-treat forms of breast cancer.
A novel compound using diphtheria toxin to attack a signaling pathway implicated in as many as 50 percent of cancers slowed tumor growth, according to a recent study.
Machine-learning technology could help pathologists more accurately assess how a patient’s immune system is responding to breast cancer, according to a recent series of reports authored in part by Feinberg faculty.