Scientists discovered that a specific gene that starts to build a link between cilia motility and cell polarity in a recent study.
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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.
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.
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.