Recent studies have pointed to an expanded role for non-coding RNA, according to a Northwestern Medicine review.
Investigators have discovered a new method to determine whether individual genetic variants in the epilepsy-associated gene SZT2 cause the neurodevelopmental disorder, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A newly discovered inhibitor of a common cancer-causing protein operates selectively, reducing expression of genes that fuel rampant cell proliferation, and altering the epigenome, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a potential therapeutic target for the most common type of pancreatic cancer, according to a study published in Developmental Cell.
A transcription factor associated with androgen receptor activity in prostate cancer has a newly discovered role in controlling lipid biosynthesis.
Northwestern Medicine scientists identified critical regulatory processes that govern differentiation in embryonic stem cells.
Isabella Salamone, an eighth-year student in the Driskill Graduate Program in Life Sciences, was lead author of a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, which found that glucocorticoid steroids improved muscle performance through distinct, sex-specific molecular pathways.
Epigenetic markers of cognitive aging can predict outcomes on cognitive tests later in life, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
A recent study published in Nature Genetics identified 10 new genetic regions associated with Brugada syndrome, a cardiac arrhythmia disorder.
Daniel Brat, MD, PhD, has been heavily involved in the process of moving molecular genetic biomarkers for glioma from the bench to the beside.