Primate brain development can help explain human developmental disorders Jul 13, 2016 Baylor scientists helped associate observed changes in gene expression during development with significant human disease characteristics.
Dr. Melanie Samuel awarded grant to further study molecular targets for repairing nervous system injury Jul 8, 2016 An $80,000 grant will help launch Dr. Melanie Samuel's research into the best approach for nervous system injury repair.
New experimental system sheds light on how memory loss may occur Jun 30, 2016 Researchers have uncovered new information about how a certain dysfunction in the brain may contribute to memory loss in Alzheimer's disease.
New McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine to study biophysics of cognition Apr 29, 2016 Dr. Nuo Li is the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
History of chicken pox may reduce risk of brain cancer later in life Mar 30, 2016 The chicken pox may offer some positive health benefits later in life, experts believe – a reduced risk for developing glioma, a type of brain cancer.
Understanding obesity from the inside out Mar 14, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine researchers collaborate on new lab method that reveals the roles of GABA in the control of appetite and metabolism.
Unlocking the secrets of the brain’s intelligence to develop smarter technologies Mar 10, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine leads a team of scientists who aim to reveal the computational building blocks of our brain and use them to create smarter learning machines.
Study provides consensus on association between allergies and glioma risk Feb 5, 2016 Researchers found an inverse association between allergies, asthma and eczema and a brain cancer called glioma, meaning that people who have the allergic conditions may be less likely to develop the brain cancer.
A new, multidisciplinary approach to classify cell types in the brain Dec 21, 2015 New test leads team to vital clues for understanding neuropsychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia.
Wiring rules untangle brain circuitry Nov 30, 2015 Baylor research team shows basic wiring of the local circuitry of the neocortex can be captured using a few connectivity rules that are recycled across the layers of the neocortex.