Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a conformational “switch” that determines the function of the SNARE protein Ykt6, with implications for synucleinopathies, according to a recent study.
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The AXL immune cell receptor has been linked to cardiac allograft vasculopathy, a thickening of vessel walls in transplanted hearts years after implantation, according to a recent study.
Northwestern and Lurie Children’s Hospital investigators have been approved for a $4 million funding award by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.
An age-related accumulation of a signaling molecule may be one culprit behind older adults’ vulnerability to viral pneumonias, according to a recent study.
An experimental spherical nucleic acid drug developed by Northwestern scientists was able to penetrate the blood-brain barrier and trigger the death of glioblastoma cells.
A team of Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that a specific type of immune cell is necessary for the suppression of chronic inflammation, revealing a potential therapeutic target for patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
Northwestern Medicine scientists discovered mutations in a scaffolding protein contributes to dystonia, an incurable movement disorder.
A team of Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified specific genetic regions that regulate the expression of genes associated with inherited cardiomyopathy and disease severity.
Blocking the arginine methylation pathway, which helps brain tumor cells proliferate by promoting cell division, could improve cancer therapies, according to a recent study.
Inhibiting an inflammatory pathway reduced heart attack-induced damage in experimental models, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.