Northwestern University scientists used fruit fly genetics to understand how developing cells normally switch to a restricted, or specialized, state and how that process might go wrong in cancer.
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New insights into male germline development may help scientists better understand how external factors might have an effect on the germ cells of offspring in the future.
A recent study conducted by Feinberg postdoctoral fellow Sungshin Kim, PhD, used neuroimaging to show how motor learning unfolds in the brain over time.
A new Northwestern Medicine study led by Navdeep Chandel, PhD, challenges the common understanding that energy production is mitochondria’s most important function.
Northwestern researchers collaborate across fields and disciplines to use every means possible to fight HIV/AIDS.
From the junctions that hold cells together to the bacteria that cause pneumonia, fascinating scientific images provide a window into the wide range of research that Feinberg faculty, trainees and students published in 2015.
Northwestern Medicine scientists discovered that nitric oxide is part of a new form of cell learning in the striatum, the region of the brain involved in the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and schizophrenia.
A recent study co-authored by Northwestern Medicine scientist Robert Goldman, PhD, and colleagues suggests that degradation of lamin B1, a protein located in the nucleus of cells, helps suppress tumor formation.
Gregory Schwartz, PhD, assistant professor of Ophthalmology and Physiology, and his lab map neural circuits in the retina that send visual information to the brain, work that could inform future treatments for blindness.
A new Northwestern Medicine study highlighted for the first time how a toxin from the extracellular bacterium Vibrio cholerae can inhibit autophagy and endosomal trafficking.