Protein that plays role in muscle formation identified Jul 31, 2014 Researchers have identified protein, Rbfox2, as key factor that regulates alternative splicing of two genes critical to fusion process.
Study shows epigenetic changes can drive cancer Jul 25, 2014 Researchers at Baylor have created a mouse model providing the first in vivo evidence that epigenetic alterations alone can cause cancer.
Sugarbaker on board as new chief of general thoracic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine Jul 14, 2014 Dr. David Sugarbaker will start seeing patients July 15 at the Baylor Clinic, and will conduct surgeries at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, part of CHI St. Luke’s Health.
Dr. Koen Venken named newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine Jul 9, 2014 Dr. Koen Venken has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Grant supports innovative immunotherapy research at Baylor Jun 12, 2014 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation awards Dr. Stephen Gottschalk Innovation Award to support his work to find new treatments for childhood cancer.
Dr. Matthew J. Ellis named new director of Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center Jun 10, 2014 Dr. Matthew Ellis, a renowned clinician scientist in the area of genomics and molecular profiling of breast cancer, has been named as the new director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor.
Chipping away at the cause behind rare tumors Jun 4, 2014 Baylor researchers part of study that finds uncovered the underlying mutations in intracranial germ cell tumors, which could lead to new therapeutic targets.
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund grant to start gynecologic cancer patient support program May 27, 2014 Drs. Marian Yvette Williams-Brown and Celestine Tung receive a $50,000 grant from the organization to initiate the Woman to Woman Program at Baylor.
Grant funds research into connection between birth defects, childhood cancer May 1, 2014 Dr. Philip Lupo of Baylor College of Medicine has been awarded a grant from Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for his research that explores the intersection between childhood cancer and birth defects.
Avon Foundation grant to improve screening, patient navigation of underserved community Apr 15, 2014 The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine has received a $150,000 grant from the Avon Foundation for Women to provide breast cancer prevention and treatment and help patients better navigate their breast cancer care.
Enzyme presents drug target to rare lung disease Apr 1, 2014 Baylor researchers find an enzyme may provide a new way to attack lymphangioleiomyomatosis, a rare lung disease predominately affects women.
Research on rare blood disorder leads to diagnostic test, potential new therapies Mar 20, 2014 A recent study by researchers, including those from Baylor and the Histiocytosis Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center, has uncovered important advances in the understanding of a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
Simple steps to prevent colon cancer Mar 20, 2014 Our expert offers five simple steps to help prevent colon cancer.
Study profiles parents’ attitudes on genomic studies, data sharing and privacy Mar 11, 2014 Baylor researchers find parents are more concerned about the future risk to their child, when considering enrollment in genetic studies.
Baylor College of Medicine awarded $3.7 million in new wave of state cancer funding Feb 20, 2014 Researchers from the NCI-designated Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine have received an additional $3.7 million in research grants in the newest round of funding announced by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Dr. Malcolm Brenner recipient of Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium Lifetime Achievement Award Feb 13, 2014 Renowned cell and gene therapy researcher Dr. Malcolm Brenner has been named a recipient of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Maestro coregulator SRC-2 orchestrates metabolism and circadian rhythm Feb 13, 2014 Baylor researchers find steroid receptor coactivator-2, a master molecule, synchronizes whole-body metabolism with circadian rhythm.
Tools produce different answers in microRNA profiles Feb 5, 2014 Baylor researchers find the choice of tools in genomic profiling can make a difference in microRNAs.
Grants support immunotherapy-based treatment for childhood cancer Feb 5, 2014 Two Baylor College of Medicine researchers have received grants from the nonprofit organization Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to advance their immunotherapy-based treatment approaches for childhood cancer.
High throughput “viewing” identifies new regulator of estrogen receptor Jan 23, 2014 A high throughput microscopy technique enabled our researchers to identify a a highly amplified gene in many tumors, including breast, prostate and ovarian cancer.