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.
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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.
Genetic mutations in desmoplakin cause left ventricular cardiomyopathy, rather than right ventricular cardiomyopathy as previously believed, according to a recent study.
Northwestern investigators have received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to examine the determinants of SARS-CoV-2 exposure with a minimally invasive approach to community-based serological testing.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered an alternate mechanism for aberrant gene splicing that contributes to T-cell lymphoblastic leukemia, according to a recent study.
A Northwestern Medicine study has uncovered the molecular mechanisms behind the development of autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) and a potential drug target.
An elevated presence of specialized immune cells were found in patients prior to developing motor symptoms and receiving a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, which may help improve early detection.
Mutations in the genes RAS and RAF allow cancer cells to create their own nucleotides, fueling cancer growth, according to a recent study published in Molecular Cell.
Scientists from Northwestern Medicine and the University of Belgrade have pinpointed the electrophysiological mechanism behind upper motor neuron disease, unlocking the door to potential treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative diseases.
A new Northwestern Medicine study found important differences in rare skin lymphomas stemming from their specific cell of origin and clinical presentations, according to findings published in Nature Communications.