Today, more than 50 million adults in the U.S. suffer from chronic pain — pain lasting longer than three months — and is the most common reason why people seek medical attention, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Northwestern Medicine investigators led by Ruli Gao, PhD, have developed a novel genetic sequencing tool that accelerates sequencing analysis of same-cell genotypes and phenotypes in tumors, as detailed in a study published in Nature Communications.
A new Northwestern University-led study published in Nature Neuroscience has discovered that dopamine neurons are more diverse than previously thought, opening new research directions for further understanding and potentially even treating Parkinson’s disease.
Investigators led by Shana Kelley, PhD, have developed a novel approach for identifying sequences of artificial DNA with differing levels of binding to other small molecules, which could improve diagnostic monitoring for patients with chronic diseases.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a new technique for measuring protein folding stability on an unprecedented scale, according to a new study published in Nature.
Recent and long-term marijuana use is linked to changes in the human genome, a new Northwestern Medicine study published in Molecular Psychiatry has found.
Aerobic glycolysis, the process by which cells transform glucose into lactate, is essential for eye development in mammals, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature Communications.
A recent Northwestern Medicine study has revealed that the brain’s temporal pole has critical functions in word comprehension, face recognition and the regulation of behavior.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a novel protein region that regulates DNA transcription elongation, suggesting a new therapeutic target for treating cancers and developmental disorders, according to findings published in Molecular Cell.
Living near to green spaces were associated with slower biological aging, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Science Advances.