The use of genetic information to inform patient care, from cancer to neurological disorders, has personalized medicine for individual patients like never before. But more is still to come, according to Elizabeth M. McNally, MD, PhD, new director of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Center for Genetic Medicine.
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Northwestern Medicine scientists uncovered a molecular mechanism behind the regulation of the immune system in the gut.
Northwestern Medicine scientists decoded a brain machine interface to help people with severe paralysis activate grasp kinetics
Northwestern Medicine and University of Illinois at Chicago scientists proposed a framework for the development of epithelial cells forming spiral patterns in the cornea of the eye.
The common cold decreases gene expression in nasal cavity cells, making asthma worse.
Scientists used a new technique, fast photochemical oxidation of proteins, to better understand how enveloped viruses infect host cells.
A $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will support research to determine the functional and structural consequences of genetic mutations associated with a dangerous heart condition.
Scientists from Northwestern Medicine have discovered a key function for the CRAC channel, which transports calcium into cells.
Milan Mrksich, PhD, professor in the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, has created a tool and a startup company to test biological reactions quickly and cheaply.
Northwestern Medicine scientists developed a system using nanomolecules that may protect against the inflammatory reaction that can negatively impact tissue growth, development and function in the bladder.