Northwestern Medicine scientists have revealed that mitochondria detect changes in oxygen and activate a chain of events to respond to inadequate supply.
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Northwestern Medicine scientists explored how the physical arrangement of genetic material organizes within a cell’s nucleus and influences the cell’s function.
A new Northwestern Medicine study confirms that leaky lymphatic vessels can lead to obesity in mice and shows a way to restore lymphatic function.
Research led by Northwestern Medicine scientist Daniel Foltz, ’01 PhD, sheds light on the assembly of centromeres, a region of the chromosome that helps ensure new cells have 46 chromosomes.
Scientists discovered that a specific gene that starts to build a link between cilia motility and cell polarity in a recent study.
New Northwestern Medicine research has revealed a surprising phenomenon behind the production of red blood cells: an opening that forms on the nuclear membrane to condense chromatin.
MPH/PhD student Erin Lambers identified mechanisms that shed light on how cardiac cells develop from stem cells, which can help scientists better understand how the heart grows and regenerates.
New Northwestern Medicine research explored how dopamine regulates stimulus generalization, highlighting a potential target for future treatments to help patients with psychiatric disorders.
A transcription factor protein may play an important role regulating genomic imprinting, a phenomenon where one of the two gene copies inherited from parents is silenced.
Scientists develop a new biodegradable material with built-in vitamin A, which has been shown to reduce scarring in blood vessels.