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Neonatal dose of estrogen may prevent catastrophic epilepsyJan 23, 2014
Research at Baylor finds small estrogen dose could help treat infantile spasms syndrome, potentially prevent catastrophic seizures later in life.
Lessons learned in Alzheimer's drug trial move research forwardJan 22, 2014
Results of Baylor study could help move the field of Alzheimer's drug research forward with more targeted studies.
Doubling Shank3 corresponds with mania seen in bipolar patientsOct 23, 2013
A team led by scientists at Baylor and the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital have found that too little or too much of the Shank3 influences brain function.
Annual update on Alzheimer’s disease lectureOct 15, 2013
Dr. Rachelle Doody, professor of neurology and director of the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Baylor College of Medicine, will present the annual Update on Alzheimer’s Disease lecture Oct. 21.
Gene deletion affects early language, brain white matterJun 27, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers identify the genetic change responsible for expressive language delay and brain changes in children, predominantly from Southeast Asia.
Parkinson’s disease study focuses on risk factorsJun 7, 2013
The Parkinson Disease Center and Movement Disorder Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine will participate in a new study to help researchers better understand potential risk factors for Parkinson's disease.
BCM teams up with Institute for Spirituality and HealthApr 17, 2013
First project will be a collaboration, and will use BCM functional magnetic resonance imaging facilities and researchers from both institutions.
Huffington Health Forum addresses important aging topicsMar 26, 2013
Forum will be held April 3 at River Oaks Country Club.
Blood marrow derived cells regulate appetiteFeb 26, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers among those to discover that blood marrow derived cells help regulate appetite.
Russell Scott Ray named newest McNair ScholarFeb 13, 2013
The McNair Scholar program identifies rising stars in biomedical research.