Brain News

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.
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.