Biochemistry and Molecular Biology News

BCM endocrinologist elected president of major physician organizationMay 31, 2012
Dr. Alan J. Garber will lead the world's largest international endocrinologist association.
Blood type A may predispose to some rotavirus infectionsApr 13, 2012
Your blood type may determine whether you become infected with some strains of rotavirus, a gut pathogen.
Membrane fusion no longer mysteryJan 24, 2012
BCM researchers uncover mechanism that explains how intracellular membranes fuse.
Cells dispose of 'garbage' in cyclic wavesJan 20, 2012
BCM research finds how dead cells are removed is critical to health.
New leadership positions for medical, graduate schools announcedJul 7, 2011
College announces new leadership positions in medical science, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, associate dean of student affairs.
Five top scientists to receive DeBakey Research AwardsJun 7, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine scientists to receive the annual Michael E. DeBakey M.D., Excellence in Research Awards.
Minivectors renew gene therapy hopes for lung treatmentsMay 2, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine researchers find that minivectors can carry gene therapy deep into the lungs.
Duncan Cancer Center researchers awarded $15.9 million in new round of CPRIT grantsMar 25, 2011
Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center researchers awarded $15.9 million in new grants.
Lecture series focuses on effects of protein folding on health and drug discoveriesFeb 24, 2011
Lectures at BCM to focus on protein folding.
New cancer drug may treat diabetesDec 22, 2010
New drug targeted at leukemia patients has shown anti-diabetic effects in mice.