Scientists identified over 500 genetic variants associated with tobacco or alcohol use, in a genome-wide association study recently published in Nature Genetics.
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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.
A team of scientists has discovered the physiological function of APP, a protein long known to be associated with Alzheimer’s disease but whose normal function had remained elusive.
Northwestern scientists have successfully transformed induced pluripotent stem cells into endometrial cells, which line the uterus and are involved in several uterine conditions such as endometrial cancer and infertility.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that a specific mitochondrial protein complex is essential to the immunosuppressive activity of regulatory T-cells.
Northwestern neuroscientists and engineers have developed a tiny, implantable device that has potential to help people with bladder problems.
Scientific images helped bring to life the discoveries made at Feinberg this year, from the origin of nitric oxide in the retina to mechanisms of herpes simplex virus infection. See a selection of some of the most stunning images.
The ventral striatum, a small part of the brain’s basal ganglia, directs behavior by assigning a reward dimension to everyday items, according to a recent study.
A recent study found that stability of chromatin structures across DNA replication requires cooperation between a histone chaperone and DNA replication machinery; a mechanism of epigenetic inheritance.