Naturally occurring variations near the human gene CHD1L may be linked to lower HIV-1 viral load in people of African ancestry, according to a new international, multicenter study published in Nature.
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Testing performance of rapid antigen tests for SARS-CoV-2 improved for both asymptomatic and symptomatic patients after testing multiple times in 48-hour intervals, according to findings published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Northwestern investigators have formed an interdisciplinary group to address the global issue of antimicrobial resistance.
Targeting internal proteins instead of spike proteins may be a promising strategy for monoclonal antibody therapy to combat SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Northwestern Medicine investigators continue to investigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, from evaluating repurposed drugs in preventing severe disease to using sentinel surveillance to monitor SARS-CoV-2 transmission rates and studying the prevalence of “long COVID” in pediatric patients.
Therapeutically inhibiting a metabolic regulator in monocytes unexpectedly increased inflammatory signaling, revealing mechanisms that could inform new strategies to treat chronic inflammatory disorders, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine investigators continue to study COVID-19, from comparing mortality rates between SARS-CoV-2 variants to examining the effectiveness of maternal vaccination in protecting infants and combating COVID-19 misinformation on social media.
Northwestern Medicine scientists are expanding the global network of COVID-19 sequencing in regions where there is limited viral genetic information reporting.
The membrane-bound form of the ACE2 protein is the essential receptor for enabling COVID-19 infectivity, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
New advances in CRISPR gene-editing technology may lead to longer-lasting treatments and new therapeutic strategies for HIV/AIDS.