Northwestern Medicine investigators discovered that nuclear surface proteins called nuclear lamin isoforms regulate nuclear pore complexes, shedding light on the role molecular mechanisms play in genetic mutations behind many rare diseases.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that inhibiting a specific autophagy protein found in dopaminergic neurons may prevent reward-related behaviors induced by cocaine misuse.
Feinberg investigators are breaking down the mechanisms of aging and designing solutions to extend healthy living.
A rare genetic mutation found in patients with Alzheimer’s may provide further insight into the pathologic mechanisms that cause the disease.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a novel cell lineage tracing method that can better determine the origin of mammalian neuron populations from progenitor cells.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered that a specific protein known for its role in cell division also impacts the direction of intracellular transport in neurons.
A protein gives motile cilia part of their structure, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
A team of investigators have uncovered the cellular mechanisms of a specialized group of white blood cells that help promote the development of inflammatory diseases, according to recent findings.
A new study has found cells with high numbers of centrioles more quickly migrated through layers of tissue, a process known as radial intercalation, which may provide new insights into the development of many cancers.