A new study advances the understanding of how human cytomegalovirus replicates within cells and also reveals potential treatment targets for the common virus.
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A new Northwestern Medicine study shows how a breakdown in the development of inhibitory neurons helps explain autism’s link to epilepsy.
The roots of a progressive degenerative disease begin much earlier than previously thought, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Investigators found two genes that modulate the severity of Long QT Syndrome, an inherited cardiac disorder that can cause heart arrhythmias and sudden death.
Immune cells migrating from the bloodstream to the brain may contribute to seizures in pediatric epilepsy, according to new findings published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
A drug originally designed for chemotherapy may reduce allergic responses for a variety of allergens, according to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered why Huntington’s disease is so toxic to cancer cells and have harnessed it for a novel approach to treat cancer.
Antibodies that reverse immune system suppression may be able to be used to treat a rare type of melanoma, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the journal Nature.
The previously unknown cause of anti-phosphatidylethanolamine (aPE) autoimmunity was discovered in a Northwestern Medicine study published in PNAS.
Northwestern Medicine scientists uncovered the molecular process behind a buildup of toxic proteins in Parkinson’s patients, a discovery that may lead to improved therapies.