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Terminating 'Serial Killers' makes cell therapy saferNov 2, 2011
BCM researchers developing special anti-tumor cells to fight cancer.
BCM young investigator receives V Foundation V Scholar award to study cancer stem cellsNov 1, 2011
Dr. Keith Syson Chan to study targeting chemotherapy, radiation resistant bladder cancer stem cells.
BCM scientists receive early career awards for brain cancer researchOct 5, 2011
Each received a $600,000, four-year award to initiate their individual research projects.
$12 million collaborative grant seeks to improve cord blood transplantation for cancer patientsSep 28, 2011
Grant funds innovative research to more rapidly establish a patient's new blood supply using cord blood stem cells.
'Getting into the groove' may block cancer, inflammationSep 20, 2011
Study shows how certain fatty acids like fish oil act to block negative effects of too much fatty acid synthase is associated with inflammation and cancer.
Tobacco smoke footprints mar placental landscapeAug 24, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine researchers among those to explain the effects of tobacco smoke on placenta when pregnant women smoke.
Stress-induced mutagenesis part of spontaneous mutationAug 1, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine genetics professor Dr. Susan Rosenberg provides insights into how, when under stress, cell mutations increase.
Head, neck cancer gene sequence reveals new niche for NOTCHJul 28, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine researchers among those to discover new information about NOTCH1 gene, role in head and neck cancers.
Hilsenbeck named Fellow of American Statistical AssociationMay 19, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine professor named Fellow of the American Statistical Association.
Grants support research to develop novel treatment for children's cancerMay 19, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine scientists receive grants to support pediatric cancer research.