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.
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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.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered that amacrine cells produce nitric oxide, a neuromodulator that regulates blood dilation, in a recently published study.
The Simpson Querrey Center for Epigenetics is connecting the Northwestern academic and medical community to integrate the study of epigenetics into science and clinical care.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a mechanism for rapid, fine adjustments in motor plans, according to a recent study.