The overexpression of mitochondrial superoxide dismutase, commonly found in late-stage tumors, may drive cancer stem cell formation and contribute to the failure of chemotherapy treatment in breast cancer patients.
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Scientists co-led by Sui Huang, MD, PhD, found an experimental drug called metarrestin significantly reduced metastasis and cancer progression in mouse models.
High levels of folate, a B vitamin, can force glial nerve cells to transform back into undifferentiated stem cells, according to a new study published in the journal Stem Cells.
Genetic modifier protein Annexin A6 accelerates acute and chronic muscle injury repair by more than 50 percent.
A recent investigation published in Nature Communications revealed how damage to a neural circuit can cause amnesia.
A new study identified two new functions of a neural regulatory protein, with possible clinical implications down the line.
Northwestern Medicine scientist Stuart Stock uses powerful imaging technology to better understand shark vertebrae’s formation and strength, information that may help people with degenerative bone diseases.
A new study measured changes in neural pathways after a stroke, finding that many patients’ nervous systems appear to shift activity to undamaged motor pathways from the brain and the brainstem.
A new study has discovered previously unknown details about a mechanism that lets white blood cells travel from blood vessels into tissue, a process key to inflammation.
Northwestern Medicine scientists identified the mechanism that transports important neuroreceptors from sites outside to within the synapse, publishing their findings in Cell Reports.