Northwestern Medicine investigators have shown that inhibiting a mutated gene can reduce seizure activity in adult-type diffuse gliomas, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
The fast motor function of prestin, a protein found in the inner ear, is essential for mammalian hearing, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Scientists have identified new genes linked to heart failure, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified pathogenic variants in two genes linked to microcephaly and other neurodevelopmental disorders in children, according to a recent study published in Nature Communications.
Genetic testing in epilepsy patients can inform treatment and lead to better outcomes in many cases, according to a study published in JAMA Neurology.
Styliani (Stella) Markoulaki, PhD, has been named the new director of the Transgenic and Targeted Mutagenesis Laboratory.
Bigger test panels are better for genetic testing in cardiomyopathy and heart arrhythmias, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered novel mechanisms underlying transcription elongation, the process of synthesizing RNA from DNA.
An immune system kinase promotes tumor inflammation and progression, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
An epigenetic inhibitor increased immune system activity in patients with ovarian cancer.