Inter-organelle contacts drive calcium transfer from lysosomes to mitochondria, findings that lay out a possible therapeutic blueprint for neurological disorders.
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel cell lineage tracing method that can better determine the origin of mammalian neuron populations from progenitor cells.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that the growth of cancerous tumors requires the activation of a specific biochemical process within the mitochondria of tumor cells, showing potential as a new target for cancer therapy.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that a specific protein known for its role in cell division also impacts the direction of intracellular transport in neurons.
A protein gives motile cilia part of their structure, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
The gene transcription machinery that controls circadian rhythms also regulates insulin release in the pancreas, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A protein called mDia2 is vital for proper bone marrow transplantation, according to a new study.
A genetic screen has revealed previously unknown regulators of Foxp3, a transcription factor that, when deactivated, may improve patient response to aggressive cancers.
Neurons in the olfactory cortex coordinate to boost the sense of smell when anticipating an odor, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.