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Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s basic science academic departments. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards and honors.

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Cell and Developmental Biology

  • 03.15.2023

    Northwestern Medicine scientists have uncovered a mechanism by which exercise activates metabolic benefits in the body, according to a new study published in Cell Metabolism.

  • 01.31.2023

    Northwestern University professors Luisa Iruela-Arispe, PhD, Murali Prakriya, PhD, Linda A. Teplin, PhD and Teri W. Odom, PhD, have been selected as 2022 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the largest general scientific society in the world.

  • 12.14.2022

    Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified pathogenic variants in two genes linked to microcephaly and other neurodevelopmental disorders in children, according to a recent study published in Nature Communications.


  • 02.21.2023

    Feinberg scientists continue to investigate the lasting impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, from utilizing sentinel surveillance to monitor SARS-CoV-2 transmission rates to developing new approaches to monoclonal antibody therapy.

  • 01.18.2023

    Targeting cellular post-transcription mechanisms in the CD73 ectoenzyme may promote anti-tumor immunity and slow cancer progression in triple-negative breast cancer, according to a recent Northwestern Medicine study.

  • 01.04.2023

    Increased levels of the antibody immunoglobulin A (IgA) are correlated with the manifestation of several diseases and African ancestry, according to findings published in Nature Communications.



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