Dr. Rachelle Doody to give “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture Nov 6, 2014 The Houston community will have an opportunity to hear one of the leading researchers on Alzheimer’s disease discuss the latest research on the disease at the annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture Nov. 10, 2014.
Pupil dilation and neural mechanisms they reveal Oct 22, 2014 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine study relationship between pupil dilation, brain activity in mice.
Baylor researchers find support through BRAIN Initiative Oct 20, 2014 Two groups of Baylor College of Medicine researchers were awarded grants supported by the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.
Dysfunctional precursor protein impairs making of new neurons in brain Oct 8, 2014 Without functioning amyloid precursor protein, neurons do not form proper morphology and cannot integrate into the existing networks.
Developmental transcription factors oversee glioma sub-types Oct 6, 2014 Researchers find transcription factors NFIA, Sox10 play important roles in the development of different subtypes of deadly brain tumors.
Cellular process required for vaccine protection identified Jul 8, 2014 Baylor study finds autophagy plays crucial role in immune system's "memory".
Key process required to weaken strength of synaptic connections, store memory identified Jul 1, 2014 Baylor researchers find new model, mechanism for long-term depression of neuronal activity.
Neonatal dose of estrogen may prevent catastrophic epilepsy Jan 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 forward Jan 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 patients Oct 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.