A new study has found that a particularly deadly form of pediatric brain tumor may have a weakness that could inspire future treatments.
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that the protein FMRP — the loss of which leads to Fragile X syndrome — is a novel reader of RNA methylation.
An emerging class of cancer drugs has shown promise in treating pancreatic cancer, but the drugs may cause severe liver damage when combined with high-fat diets, according to study published in PNAS.
A new Northwestern Medicine study published in PLOS One affirmed the importance of monitoring patients with age-related macular degeneration to ensure their disease does not progress further.
A new study published in Developmental Cell discovered a link between a previously unknown mitochondrial process and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Type 2, a genetic neuropathy.
Low- and moderate-intensity exercise improved muscle, heart and breathing function in an animal model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern scientists have discovered how certain genetic mutations can weaken protein “quality control,” identifying a pathway that may contribute to neurodegenerative diseases.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has demonstrated that a combination of two mutations makes a form of pediatric brain tumors more deadly.
Mutations in the gene BIN1 may weaken synapses, hurting neural communication and contributing to the development of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent study.
A gene involved in male hormone production plays a major role in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome, according to a recent study.