Northwestern investigators have discovered the molecular signature of a subset of dopaminergic neurons that increases their vulnerability to degeneration.
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U.S. surgical residents who identify as LGBTQ+ reported higher rates of mistreatment in their training programs than their non-LGBTQ+ peers, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A recent study identified a gene that is critical for daily behavioral rhythms, involved in a molecular pathway by which the core circadian clock controls daily sleep-wake cycles.
A previously unknown mechanism involving the protein Scribble helps maintain polarity in cells, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
The ability to learn novel physical movements, similar to those taught in rehabilitation for people with stroke, can be improved by reactivating specific memories of the new task during sleep, according to a new study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that a microtubule regulatory protein inhibits early HIV type 1 (HIV-1) infection.
Northwestern investigators have identified a novel approach to control the hierarchical assembly of protein pathways with DNA, which may facilitate the construction of synthetic protein materials.
Through the Robert J. Havey, MD Institute for Global Health, Feinberg faculty across disciplines are training investigators from Africa, many of whom are enrolled in Feinberg graduate programs, on how to effectively conduct research about diseases currently impacting their home countries.
In one of two low-risk randomized clinical trials, financial incentives increased study participation, and the use of financial incentives in both trials were deemed not unethical, according to recent findings.
A unique interaction between an excitatory neural receptor and a chloride transporter are critical for development of adult-born neurons in the dentate gyrus.