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Recent studies have pointed to an expanded role for non-coding RNA, according to a Northwestern Medicine review.
Investigators have discovered striking genetic differences in subsets of fetal immune cells, providing insight into morbidity related to premature birth.
A Northwestern Medicine study has uncovered distinct roles of major nuclear lamin isoforms in maintaining intracellular interactions and cellular mechanics.
A new androgen biosynthesis inhibitor drug improved progression-free survival in prostate cancer but did not improve overall survival compared to current therapies.
A new, smart pacemaker is integrated into a coordinated network of four soft, flexible, wireless, wearable sensors and control units placed around the upper body.
The Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Initiative at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University is bringing together Feinberg investigators who study immunotherapy to increase collaboration and accelerate high-impact immunotherapy research.
Investigators have discovered the mechanisms underlying a T-cell receptor’s immunosuppressive function, findings that may improve the development of precision therapeutics for chronic disease, including cancer.
Most non-hospitalized COVID-19 “long-haulers” at the Northwestern Medicine Neuro COVID-19 Clinic continued to experience symptoms including brain fog, dizziness and fatigue 15 months after disease onset, according to a new study.
A blood-based tumor biomarker can predict the benefit of immunotherapy to patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
A new study has identified a drug that inhibits growth of aggressive meningiomas and how to most accurately identify which tumors will respond to the drug.
A Northwestern Medicine study published in Nature Immunology has discovered that mitochondria control the activation of a specific protein complex linked to inflammation and the progression of chronic diseases.
Northwestern Medicine scientists identified critical regulatory processes that govern differentiation in embryonic stem cells.
A transitional care practice at Northwestern Memorial Hospital helped reduce healthcare costs compared to traditional discharge services, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Children born to women who took antipsychotic medications later in their pregnancy did not show increased risk of neurodevelopmental disorders, according to a recent study.
A salt substitute that contains less sodium was a cost-effective intervention for prevention of stroke and improved quality of life, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have uncovered a key regulator of pregnancy-associated heart growth, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Investigators have discovered that two cytoskeletal proteins which were previously thought to function independently actually interact and form essential cytoskeletal networks within the cell surface.
Higher doses of anti-seizure medications may be necessary during pregnancy, according to a recent study.
Northwestern Medicine and Google are collaborating on a project to bring fetal ultrasound to developing countries by combining AI (artificial intelligence), low-cost hand-held ultrasound devices and a smartphone.
The function of the mitochondrial enzyme hexokinase 1 differs depending on its location within the cell, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
A well-established cancer cell transcription factor and its newly identified co-factor work together to drive cancer cell proliferation, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in Science Advances.
Exposure to even moderate ambient lighting during nighttime sleep, harms cardiovascular function during sleep and increases your insulin resistance, according to a new study.
Motor proteins “slingshot” microtubules within developing egg cells of fruit flies, creating a current that transports mRNA to a developing egg.
- First Potential Immunization Against RSV for Healthy Infants Found Highly Effective in Phase 3 Trial03.09.2022
A new drug has been shown to be highly effective against pediatrics infections caused by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
Glucocorticoid steroids improved muscle performance through distinct, sex-specific mechanisms, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
Shifting machine learning workflows to a proactive model could speed data collection and analysis, according to a viewpoint published in JAMA.
Patients with COVID-19-associated lung disease who received lung transplants had similar outcomes compared to patients without COVID-19, according to a study published in JAMA.
Intensive treatment for patients with Crohn’s disease showed no safety differences compared to the current standard of care.
Northwestern Medicine investigators have discovered a novel mechanism that connects circadian rhythm-controlled cellular metabolism and regeneration with muscle repair after injury.