A new Northwestern Medicine study has demonstrated that a combination of two mutations makes a form of pediatric brain tumors more deadly.
Northwestern scientists have identified a new function for a transcription factor called BCL6, finding that it switches off genes involved in lipid metabolism.
A gene involved in male hormone production plays a major role in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome, according to a recent study.
A team of scientists has identified new genetic regions associated with asthma in people of African ancestry, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
A recent Northwestern Medicine study found that patients with glioblastoma responded better or worse to immunotherapy depending on the presence of certain mutations in their tumors.
Scientists identified over 500 genetic variants associated with tobacco or alcohol use, in a genome-wide association study recently published in Nature Genetics.
A genome-wide analysis revealed nine new genes associated with fragile X syndrome, findings that shed light on the complex hereditary mechanisms behind the genetic disease.
Northwestern Medicine scientists demonstrated how innate immune cells in inflamed tissue induce DNA damage that promotes the development of cancer.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a gene, called isocitrate dehydrogenase 3-alpha, that promotes tumors in grade IV glioblastoma, according to a study published in Science Advances.