Scientists have discovered why a specific genetic mutation causes intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder in children.
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A cancer drug that washed out of clinical trials more than 15 years ago may be the key to slowing the progression of Parkinson’s disease, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a new strategy to treat Parkinson’s disease by mitigating the effects of harmful genetic mutations, according to a recent study.
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Boosting the activity of newly-created neurons mimicked the effect of antidepressant medication in mouse models, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have pinpointed the location of dysfunctional brain networks that lead loss of language in primary progressive aphasia, a form of dementia.
Two Northwestern University scientists have received a $3.1 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to collaborate and investigate drug therapies for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Sesame allergy affects more than 1 million children and adults in the U.S., more than previously known, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a protein that helps reprogram HER2-positive breast cancer cells to survive in the brain, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have rescued movement in a mouse model of Parkinson’s disease by restoring the intrinsic discharge of nerve cells within the subthalamic nucleus.