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The XX/XY Facr

The XX/XY Factor

Uncovering how sex differences in gene expression may contribute to disease.

Unangling Celllar Changes in Pediaric Epilepsy

Untangling Cellular Changes in Pediatric Epilepsy

Scientists have characterized how a mutation in the gene KCNQ2, associated with pediatric epilepsy, affects human neuron activity, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in eLife.

Gabriel Rcklin, PhD, Receives he Nainal Insies f Healh (NIH) Direcr’s New Innvar Award

Gabriel Rocklin, PhD, Receives the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award

Rocklin’s research is focused on exploring protein energy landscapes, the mapping of “hidden” structures that represent how a protein can be partially unfolded, and developing more efficient methods to study a large number of these structures simultaneously.

16 Decades f Pharmaclgy: Evlin f an Academic Deparmen

16 Decades of Pharmacology: Evolution of an Academic Department

A compiled history of the department starting from its origin in 1859 as the Department of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, the book includes personal reflections from several past faculty members and highlights the further accomplishments of many faculty and former trainees.

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