Medical research

Study reveals importance of gene MOF in skin development

Northwestern Medicine scientists have revealed how a gene considered essential for histone modification regulates skin development, according to a recent study published in Nature Communications.

Medical research

Researchers identify stem cells in the thymus for the first time

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have identified stem cells in the human thymus for the first time. These cells represent a potential new target to understand immune diseases and cancer and how to boost the immune ...


Eye atlas could guide targeted therapies in blindness prevention

Glaucoma and macular degeneration cause blindness in millions of people every year. Hundreds of genes have been implicated for increasing susceptibility to the diseases, and such genes are often starting points for therapies ...

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