Cell and Gene Therapy News

New BCM McNair Scholar applies stem cell technology to advance diabetes researchApr 17, 2012
Dr. Malgorzata Borowiak has been named Baylor College of Medicine's fifth McNair Scholar.
Loss of enzyme stymies differentiation of blood-forming cellsDec 4, 2011
Study finds lack or mutation of gene creates abundance of stem cells and lack of blood cells, implications for people with myeloid leukemia.
Five top scientists to receive DeBakey Research AwardsJun 7, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine scientists to receive the annual Michael E. DeBakey M.D., Excellence in Research Awards.
Extensive protein interaction network controls gene regulationMay 20, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine scientists identified and classified virtually all the transcription coregulators in human cells.
Minivectors renew gene therapy hopes for lung treatmentsMay 2, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine researchers find that minivectors can carry gene therapy deep into the lungs.
New study finds better strategy for lymphoma immunotherapyApr 19, 2011
BCM researchers work to teach immune system to recognize cancer cells and kill them.
Duncan Cancer Center researchers awarded $15.9 million in new round of CPRIT grantsMar 25, 2011
Dan L Duncan Cancer Center researchers awarded $15.9 million in new grants.
Parkinson disease study now enrollingFeb 24, 2011
Enrollment open for study evaluating gene therapy in Parkinson's disease patients.
Kendall Ho to give 2011 Whitmore Presidential LectureJan 12, 2011
Dr. Kendall Ho to speak on eHealth and Telemedicine at BCM lecture.
Physicians need help choosing best gene test for cancer patient relativesJan 12, 2011
Study shows physicians choosing more genetic testing than guidelines suggest.