Medical research

Investigating the role of a protein in hearing loss

The fast motor kinetics of prestin, a protein found in the inner ear, is essential for hearing high-frequency sounds, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mechanisms underlying autoimmunity in Down syndrome revealed

Scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York have identified which parts of the immune system go awry and contribute to autoimmune diseases in individuals with Down syndrome. The findings published ...

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