Two Northwestern Medicine studies are improving the understanding of epigenetic mechanisms in cancer development and progression, and identifying novel cancer driver genes that may help identify patients who will benefit from immunotherapy.
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Mitochondria play a key role in forming the lymphatic vasculature by acting as a metabolic sensor during the migration of lymphatic progenitor cells from the veins.
Boosting mitochondrial function in a subpopulation of T cells could make cancer immunotherapy more effective, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators are advancing the understanding of two groups of transcription factors and their role in many neurodevelopmental diseases and cancers, which is essential for developing novel therapeutic approaches.
Northwestern’s investment in next-generation sequencing is leading to unprecedented avenues of discovery.
Northwestern Medicine investigators discovered that nuclear surface proteins called nuclear lamin isoforms regulate nuclear pore complexes, shedding light on the role molecular mechanisms play in genetic mutations behind many rare diseases.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that inhibiting a specific autophagy protein found in dopaminergic neurons may prevent reward-related behaviors induced by cocaine misuse.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have detailed the diverse function of CDK9-containing complexes and their impact on gene expression in a recent study published in the journal Genes and Development.
For the first time, Northwestern Medicine scientists have uncovered the complex logic that determines how cochlear cells are connected to the brain during neurodevelopment, according to a recent study.
Homer1, a protein that’s important for neural plasticity and learning, is part of a large network of proteins in the brain that help ensure new connections are wired correctly, according to a new study.