Neurology Related News Releases

Alzheimer’s disease research registry in the worksJul 19, 2013
The Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorder Center at Baylor College of Medicine has begun developing a registry of people in the Houston area who might be interested in participating in future Alzheimer’s disease prevention research.
Zoghbi to receive Dickson prize in Medicine from University of PittsburghJul 9, 2013
Dr. Huda Zoghbi, also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, will receive the award on Oct. 3.
Preventing protein aggregation in Huntington’s disease requires special TRiCJul 9, 2013
BCM research could lead to a drug that prevents aggregation.
Parkinson’s disease study focuses on risk factorsJun 7, 2013
The Parkinson Disease Center and Movement Disorder Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine will participate in a new study to help researchers better understand potential risk factors for Parkinson's disease.
Little less protein may be answer in neurodegenerative disordersMay 29, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers are among those to identify a molecular pathway that may help reduce symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s, in the future.
Booster site building blocks identified in central nervous systemMay 9, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers discover the components that maintain communication in the nervous system.
Fifth Annual Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry honors Dr. Helen MaybergApr 8, 2013
Dr. Helen Mayberg, expert in depression, will also present grand rounds in April 17.
Nobel Laureate to speak at BCMMar 14, 2013
Nobel Laureate Dr. Susumu Tonegawa will present "Identification and Manipulation of Memory Engrams" March 22 at noon in Cullen Auditorium.
Novel storage mechanism allows command, control of memoryMar 4, 2013
Understanding how memories are stored in the brain will help lead to the development of new treatments for memory loss conditions.
Russell Scott Ray named newest McNair ScholarFeb 13, 2013
The McNair Scholar program identifies rising stars in biomedical research.
Less tau reduces seizures and sudden death in severe epilepsyJan 23, 2013
Link between epilepsy, some forms of Alzheimer’s disease led to the finding that could lead to new drugs for seizure disorders.
Dr. Matthew Rasband awarded prestigious neuroscience awardDec 12, 2012
Rasband’s work focuses on the molecular mechanisms that regulate axon function.
MECP2 duplication affects immune system as well as brain developmentDec 5, 2012
BCM study highlights power of combining clinical research and basic research.
Decision making: subcortical neurons get into the actNov 26, 2012
BCM researchers study finds relationship that may help unravel mysteries of how sensory signals guide decision making.
Dr. Rachelle Doody to give Update on Alzheimer's Disease lectureOct 17, 2012
BCM's Dr. Doody to present annual update on Alzheimer's Disease during Oct. 25 lecture.
Neural signals, muscles work together to control eye movementsOct 8, 2012
BCM research finds eye muscles, surrounding tissue play an important role in implementing 3D kinematics.
Dr. Huda Zoghbi to speak at symposium focusing on seizuresSep 28, 2012
Symposium will be held in Brookshire on Oct. 19.
Master gene affects neurons that govern breathing at birth and adulthoodSep 6, 2012
Baylor researchers take genetic approach to find critical neurons.
Nanoparticles reboot blood flow in brainAug 28, 2012
Collaboration between BCM, Rice University could help stabilize blood flow in brain, benefit emergency care workers and battlefield medics.
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital take part in World Rett Syndrome CongressJun 18, 2012
BCM's Dr. Huda Zoghbi, who identified the gene that causes Rett syndrome, will co-chair events June 22.