Pedi Press: A Quarterly Publication of the Department of Pediatrics

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2017
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Pediatric News Releases

Researchers engineer better way to target leukemia cellsToday
Researchers were able to engineer a new fighter T cell that more effectively targeted leukemia cells in preclinical studies.
Managing anxiety during a global pandemicMar 18, 2020
Dr. Asim Shah sheds light on how to cope with stress and anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic.
Maintaining your child’s relationship with foodFeb 19, 2020
Whether a parent or child has an eating disorder or a complicated relationship with food, it is important to understand the psychological influence eating patterns have on children.
Evenings with Genetics spotlights Turner SyndromeFeb 5, 2020
On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Evenings with Genetics will discuss the genetics and state-of-the art heart care for children with Turner Syndrome.
Form of severe malnutrition linked to DNA modification Dec 19, 2019
Researchers identified significant differences at the epigenetic level between two clinically distinct forms of acute childhood malnutrition known as edematous severe acute malnutrition (ESAM) and non-edematous SAM (NESAM).
Link between herpes virus infections, Alzheimer’s refutedDec 18, 2019
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine report today in the journal Neuron evidence that refutes the link between increased levels of herpes virus and Alzheimer’s disease.
Baylor experts to highlight autism research at symposiumDec 10, 2019
Experts from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital will present their research at Bebo’s Angels and Driscoll Health Plan’s First Annual Autism Symposium, set for Jan. 11 in Weslaco, Texas.
Scientists create ‘epigenetic couch potato’ mouseDec 2, 2019
A new Baylor College of Medicine led study in mice shows for the first time that a different molecular level of regulation – epigenetics – plays a key role in determining one’s innate drive to exercise.
Proton radiotherapy better for pediatric brain cancer patientsNov 27, 2019
Researchers examined children treated with two different kinds of radiotherapy—proton radiotherapy and photon radiotherapy—and found those treated with proton radiotherapy had less intellectual decline. 
How maternal Zika infection results in newborn microcephalyNov 14, 2019
A new study revealed how in utero Zika virus infection can lead to microcephaly in newborns. The team discovered that the Zika virus protein NS4A disrupts brain growth by hijacking a pathway that regulates the generation of new neurons.