A recent study revealed how sensory processing centers communicate with one another within brain, with implications for neurodegenerative disease.
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Research from the landmark NASA Twins Study, led by Northwestern scientists, has found that extended spaceflight affects the human gut microbiome.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have mapped a brain circuit that sends information from the hippocampus and thalamus to the retrosplenial cortex, an area of the brain involved in memory formation.
A new study has uncovered a key mechanism underlying the control of a co-factor that is essential for all cells to grow and divide, and which may also play a key role in cancer cell growth.
Northwestern Medicine scientists discovered how circadian rhythm regulates hunger, a long-suspected connection that was identified in a study published in Cell Metabolism
First-time women principal investigator scientists received considerably less funding from the National Institutes of Health compared to first-time male principal investigators, reports a new Northwestern study published in JAMA.
Northwestern Medicine investigators discovered a method to modulate levels of a protein that is known to drive inflammation, by manipulating levels of an amino acid known as serine.
Scientists identified over 500 genetic variants associated with tobacco or alcohol use, in a genome-wide association study recently published in Nature Genetics.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a novel strategy that could improve the efficacy of immunotherapy in treating chronic viral infections.
Subcutaneous fat cells in mice expanded after a gene transcription factor was deleted, according to a new study published in Cell Reports.