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Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital researchers receive over $880,000 for Rett syndrome researchAug 9, 2012
Currently, there is no treatment for Rett syndrome, a developmental disorder primarily in girls first recognized in early childhood.
Developmental function of transcription factor conserved in human white matter disordersMay 31, 2012
BCM researchers look to pinpoint developmental process of some neurological conditions.
Short-term memory not 'all or nothing'May 16, 2012
Baylor researchers strive to understand short-term memory, could help understand Alzheimer's and schizophrenia.
Defective carnitine metabolism may play role in autismMay 7, 2012
BCM researchers find deletion of part of a gene may play role in milder forms of autism.
BCM tackles Alzheimer's on all fronts: Experimental ResearchMay 1, 2012
Read about current research being done about BCM's Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center.
Built-in GPS in birds in tune with Earth's magnetic fieldApr 26, 2012
BCM researchers find certain brain cells in pigeons encode the direction, intensity of the Earth's magnetic field.
Development of the glial cell revealedApr 11, 2012
BCM researchers identify how majority of brain cells are generated from neural stem cells.
Genetic testing in epilepsy takes more than one geneJun 24, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine geneticists provide insight into genetic testing of epilepsy.
Pediatric strokes: More common than most people thinkMay 17, 2011
Are pediatric strokes more common than many think? BCM experts say childhood strokes say that they do occur in kids.
Brain performs near optimal visual searchMay 9, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine neuroscientist says that our brains perform near optimal visual search.