Investigators from the laboratory of Ali Shilatifard, PhD, have discovered a new repeat gene cluster sequence that is exclusively expressed in humans and non-human primates, according to findings published in Sciences Advances.
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Investigators led by Neil Kelleher, PhD, have developed an automated technique for imaging proteoforms in ovarian cancer, according to results published in Nature Communications.
In a recent article published in Molecular Cell, the laboratory of Ali Shilatifard, PhD, provided a comprehensive overview of the current understanding of the elongation stage of DNA transcription and how its dysregulation is associated with developmental defects, disease and aging.
A multi-institutional team of investigators including Northwestern University scientists has received $45 million to fast-track the development of a first-of-its-kind implant to sense and treat cancer.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered how the PD-1 protein controls essential metabolic processes in tumor cells to promote cancer growth in T-cell non-Hodgkin lymphomas, according to a study published in Nature Cancer.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed an engineered probiotic capable of detecting inflammatory bowel disease, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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.
Navdeep Chandel, PhD, the David W. Cugell, MD, Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care and of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, has been named a recipient of the 2023 Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.
Northwestern University is accepting nominations for its $250,000 Kimberly Prize in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics. The annual prize will be awarded in 2024.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that mitochondria regulate essential cellular signaling for the development of epithelial cells in the lungs, cells which are crucial for the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide to avoid respiratory failure, according to findings published in Nature.