- Evenings with Genetics
Evenings with Genetics is a seminar series about genetics and your family’s health. This series offers the most current information on care and research for many genetic conditions and is open to the public.
- Genetic series provides updates on neurofibromatosis type 1May 31, 2016
- Neurofibromatosis type 1, a disorder characterized by the growth of noncancerous tumors, will be the focus of discussion in the June 7 Evenings with Genetics
- Mutations in RERE gene result in features that coincide with those associated with 1p36 deletion syndromeApr 14, 2016
- RERE mutations alone can cause developmental problems typical of 1p36 deletions.
- Monthly genetic series focuses on new perspectives on reducing stress in parents of children with developmental disabilities Mar 31, 2016
- Coping with stress while parenting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is the topic of the next Evenings with Genetics on April 11, 2016.
- Born to run? Study suggests love of exercise starts in the wombMar 31, 2016
- Baylor College of Medicine researchers have discovered that female mice that voluntarily exercise during pregnancy have offspring that are more physically active as adults.
- Evolution meets biochemistry to better understand how dopamine receptors workMar 16, 2016
- Baylor-led team develops new mathematical tool that, together with biochemical analyses, allows them to pinpoint specific structural changes in the dopamine 2 receptor.
- Largest genomic study on kidney cancer brings hope for more effective treatments Mar 4, 2016
- Baylor's Dr. Chad Creighton led a study that distinguished nine major subtypes of kidney cancer.
- Evenings With Genetics focuses on neurofibromatosis type 1Mar 3, 2016
- Neurofibromatosis type 1, a disorder characterized by the growth of noncancerous tumors, will be the focus of the next Evenings with Genetics on March 8.
- Whole genome sequencing advances pancreatic tumor classificationFeb 26, 2016
- Researchers from the Human Genome Sequencing Center and the Elkins Pancreas Center at Baylor College of Medicine have collaborated with researchers in a breakthrough reclassification of pancreatic cancer.
- Alliance to discover transformational therapies for people with neurodegenerative diseaseFeb 9, 2016
- Dr. Huda Zoghbi will lead a team with UCB, a global biopharmaceutical company, to find therapies for people with neurodegenerative diseases.
- Blood sucking fated in bed bug’s genomeFeb 2, 2016
- International consortium sequence the genome of the common bed bug, findings could lead to pesticide resistance.
- Zoghbi to receive the prestigious Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko MedalFeb 1, 2016
- The National Academy of Science announced Dr. Huda Zoghbi will be the recipient of this year’s prestigious Jessie Stevenson Kovalenko Medal.
- Identification of a new hearing impairment gene implicates the involvement of the S1PR gene family in human diseaseJan 21, 2016
- An international group of researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine find gene mutation associated with hearing loss.
- Exome sequencing helps identify cataract gene in members of religious sectJan 14, 2016
- Link between a type of cataract and sudden cardiac death may have been found thanks to exome sequencing.