A new study published in Developmental Cell discovered a link between a previously unknown mitochondrial process and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease Type 2, a genetic neuropathy.
Radhika Rawat, a student in the Medical Scientist Training Program, discusses how she plays an active role in the medical school and maintains balance outside of her MD/PhD studies.
Northwestern scientists have discovered how certain genetic mutations can weaken protein “quality control,” identifying a pathway that may contribute to neurodegenerative diseases.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has demonstrated that a combination of two mutations makes a form of pediatric brain tumors more deadly.
Mutations in the gene BIN1 may weaken synapses, hurting neural communication and contributing to the development of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent study.
Yvette Wong, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dimitri Krainc, MD, PhD, has received The Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars Fellowship Award, in support of her exceptional research in the basic neurosciences.
Stimulating one part of the brain’s memory center with electromagnetic pulses improved the memory of older adults with age-related memory loss, according to a recent study.
A recent study revealed how sensory processing centers communicate with one another within brain, with implications for neurodegenerative disease.
Research from the landmark NASA Twins Study, led by Northwestern scientists, has found that extended spaceflight affects the human gut microbiome.