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.
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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.
A recent study revealed how sensory processing centers communicate with one another within brain, with implications for neurodegenerative disease.
Research from the landmark NASA Twins Study, led by Northwestern scientists, has found that extended spaceflight affects the human gut microbiome.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have mapped a brain circuit that sends information from the hippocampus and thalamus to the retrosplenial cortex, an area of the brain involved in memory formation.
A new study has uncovered a key mechanism underlying the control of a co-factor that is essential for all cells to grow and divide, and which may also play a key role in cancer cell growth.
Northwestern Medicine scientists discovered how circadian rhythm regulates hunger, a long-suspected connection that was identified in a study published in Cell Metabolism