First-time women principal investigator scientists received considerably less funding from the National Institutes of Health compared to first-time male principal investigators, reports a new Northwestern study published in JAMA.
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Northwestern Medicine investigators discovered a method to modulate levels of a protein that is known to drive inflammation, by manipulating levels of an amino acid known as serine.
Scientists identified over 500 genetic variants associated with tobacco or alcohol use, in a genome-wide association study recently published in Nature Genetics.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a novel strategy that could improve the efficacy of immunotherapy in treating chronic viral infections.
Subcutaneous fat cells in mice expanded after a gene transcription factor was deleted, according to a new study published in Cell Reports.
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.
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.