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.
A new machine-learning tool demonstrates the clinical potential of ‘junk DNA’ methylation in hepatitis C-associated liver cancer patients without the need for expensive testing.
The tissue environment and chronic exercise can both influence gene expression in skeletal muscles, according to a study published in PLOS Biology.
A one-of-a-kind drug created to treat a single patient passed a crucial test at Northwestern, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have created a small molecule that reduces expression of MYC, a cancer-causing protein involved in a wide variety of cancers.
Northwestern and Cell Press hosted a symposium on transcriptional regulation, welcoming more than 350 attendees from around the world.