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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.
Less tau reduces seizures and sudden death in severe epilepsyJan 23, 2013
Link between epilepsy, some forms of Alzheimer’s disease led to the finding that could lead to new drugs for seizure disorders.
Common sequences use less brain activityDec 21, 2012
BCM expert says study shows brain activity can predict what happens next in common sequences.
MECP2 duplication affects immune system as well as brain developmentDec 5, 2012
BCM study highlights power of combining clinical research and basic research.
Decision making: subcortical neurons get into the actNov 26, 2012
BCM researchers study finds relationship that may help unravel mysteries of how sensory signals guide decision making.
Muscle weakness in mice with mutation for MD1 reducedNov 20, 2012
Findings open the door for future research into developing more effective treatment options.
Dr. Rachelle Doody to give Update on Alzheimer's Disease lectureOct 17, 2012
BCM's Dr. Doody to present annual update on Alzheimer's Disease during Oct. 25 lecture.
Nanoparticles reboot blood flow in brainAug 28, 2012
Collaboration between BCM, Rice University could help stabilize blood flow in brain, benefit emergency care workers and battlefield medics.