A new study published in Nature Communications has found evidence deep within the skin about the mechanisms controlling skin repair and renewal.
Calcium channels commonly found in immune cells are also present in the brain and regulate synaptic plasticity, according to a recently published study.
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed a new high-throughput sequencing tool to test how drugs interact with genetically modified cells.
A series of recent discoveries by Northwestern Medicine scientists point to a more nuanced understanding of how epigenetic regulators function.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has identified tissue-specific epigenetic regulators in zebrafish, filling in a longtime gap in the understanding of the organism’s genome.
Mutations in PCM1, a gene involved in the formation of cilia, were linked with schizophrenia in a variety of animal models and in human genome analysis, according to a recent study.
Combining the current standard-of-care chemotherapy drug with a genetic inhibitor may improve treatment for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, according to a recent study published in PNAS.
A newly discovered function of an epigenetic regulator could be a key to new cancer treatments, according to a new study published in Genes and Development.