Grants fund Baylor, Texas Children’s Cancer Center research on novel treatments for pediatric cancer Aug 11, 2014 St. Baldrick’s Foundation awards nearly $850,000 in grants to Baylor and Texas Children’s Cancer Center physician research to treat pediatric cancer.
Study shines new light on genetic alterations of aggressive breast cancer subtype Aug 7, 2014 Researchers find genetic alterations that may contribute to the development of a subtype breast cancer typically associated with more aggressive forms of the disease and higher recurrence rates.
Dr. Malcolm Brenner receives prestigious lifetime achievement honor from Human Gene Therapy journal Aug 5, 2014 Renowned cell and gene therapy clinician-scientist Dr. Malcolm Brenner has received the prestigious Pioneer Award from the journal Human Gene Therapy.
Protein that plays role in muscle formation identified Jul 31, 2014 Researchers have identified protein, Rbfox2, as key factor that regulates alternative splicing of two genes critical to fusion process.
Study shows epigenetic changes can drive cancer Jul 25, 2014 Researchers at Baylor have created a mouse model providing the first in vivo evidence that epigenetic alterations alone can cause cancer.
Sugarbaker on board as new chief of general thoracic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine Jul 14, 2014 Dr. David Sugarbaker will start seeing patients July 15 at the Baylor Clinic, and will conduct surgeries at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, part of CHI St. Luke’s Health.
Dr. Koen Venken named newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine Jul 9, 2014 Dr. Koen Venken has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Grant supports innovative immunotherapy research at Baylor Jun 12, 2014 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation awards Dr. Stephen Gottschalk Innovation Award to support his work to find new treatments for childhood cancer.
Dr. Matthew J. Ellis named new director of Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center Jun 10, 2014 Dr. Matthew Ellis, a renowned clinician scientist in the area of genomics and molecular profiling of breast cancer, has been named as the new director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor.
Chipping away at the cause behind rare tumors Jun 4, 2014 Baylor researchers part of study that finds uncovered the underlying mutations in intracranial germ cell tumors, which could lead to new therapeutic targets.