A DNA transcription mechanism does not work as previously thought, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A novel genetic toolkit developed by Northwestern Medicine scientists may support the development of customized therapeutic interventions for a breadth of diseases, according to a recent study published in Nature Communications.
A team of Northwestern Medicine investigators identified a specific gene as a key regulator of immune cells called invariant natural killer T cells, which may present therapeutic potential for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.
The development of oligodendrocytes are heavily influenced by an RNA epigenetic regulation mechanism, according to a new study.
Using mathematical modeling and optical imaging they developed themselves, a Northwestern University research team has discovered how chromatin folds at the single-cell level.
People who carry genetic mutations associated with an increased risk for Parkinson’s disease may exhibit minor symptoms long before the disease progresses to affect daily life, according to a study of over 300 patients.
These images illustrate the physical reality Northwestern scientists work within, striving to uncover the mysteries of biology, chemistry and medicine.
Levels of African ancestry in a person’s genome determines the level at which certain genes are expressed, findings that could offer insight into the different risk of diseases.
Scientists have discovered why a specific genetic mutation causes intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder in children.