Northwestern Medicine scientists identified the mechanism that transports important neuroreceptors from sites outside to within the synapse, publishing their findings in Cell Reports.
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Scientists have identified a new gene that can inhibit a multi-protein complex, possibly increasing the risk of cancer, according to a new study published in Science Advances.
Slowing mutant fruit flies’ metabolic rates can prevent detrimental effects of many genetic mutations, according a new study published in the journal Cell.
Scientists discovered a new link between cell polarity and cell adhesion, according to a study published in the Journal of Cell Biology.
With advances in technology and genetics, Feinberg and Northwestern investigators are conducting basic science research to understand just how the retina works in concert with the brain.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has uncovered how a key enzyme in mitochondria can function as both a cancer suppressor and cancer promoter.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified the critical role that a specific ion channel plays in the activity of brain cells called astrocytes.
The structure of spherical nucleic acids has the potential to improve the effectiveness of vaccines as well as cancer immunotherapies, according to a new study.
Northwestern scientists have identified a new function for a transcription factor called BCL6, finding that it switches off genes involved in lipid metabolism.