Shortages of mental health professionals across U.S. counties were associated with an increase in youth suicides, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
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Scientists have developed a wireless, battery-free implant capable of monitoring dopamine signals in the brain in real-time, an advance that could aid in understanding the role neurochemicals play in neurological disorders.
Northwestern scientists have created the first highly mature neurons from human induced pluripotent stem cells, a feat that opens new opportunities for medical research and potential transplantation therapies for neurodegenerative diseases.
A Northwestern Medicine study has discovered that elevated PALI1 in advanced prostate tumors mediates crosstalk between two primary epigenetic silencing mechanisms, suggesting that dual epigenetic inhibition may be an effective therapeutic strategy.
Integrating social determinants of health helped mitigate bias when predicting long-term outcomes for heart failure patients, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
In a new study, Northwestern investigators used artificial intelligence to analyze data from a wide variety of tissues, and discovered that the length of genes can explain most molecular-level changes that occur during aging.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have identified novel intracellular mechanisms that could serve as future therapeutic targets for inflammatory skin diseases.
At Feinberg, scientists are pursuing synthetic biology research to address the health challenges and diseases that humans face.
Northwestern basic scientists are leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning to untangle complex intracellular processes.
Northwestern investigators have developed a deep learning-based method that can predict cognitive function capacity based on brain shape and structure, detailed in a study published in Scientific Reports.