A team of scientists has discovered the physiological function of APP, a protein long known to be associated with Alzheimer’s disease but whose normal function had remained elusive.
A Northwestern University experimental therapeutic targeting a specific protein kinase reversed neurological symptoms in a mouse genetic model of autism, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered how circulating tumor cells cluster together during metastasis — findings that reveal a novel mechanism for how cancer spreads and a potential new target for treatment.
According to a recent study, a group of four gene mutations seen only in people with African ancestry may contribute to an increased risk of severe bleeding while taking warfarin.
Targeting cancer cells with a transcription elongation inhibitor delayed tumor progression in animal models, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.
Gemma Carvill, PhD, assistant professor of Neurology, has been named a recipient of the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, which funds highly innovative research proposals with the potential to transform their field.
Northwestern has been awarded a $12 million, five-year grant from the NIH for a research center dedicated to advancing the genetic understanding of epilepsy.
Northwestern Medicine scientists are using a variety of innovative techniques to uncover the epigenetics of breast cancer, as seen in three recent studies.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered the activation mechanism of a calcium channel, providing new insights for future drug development targeting this calcium signaling pathway.