Too much – not mutated – N-Ras promotes aggressive breast cancer Jul 10, 2015 Traditionally, the gene N-Ras has been defined as a cancer causer only when it is mutated, but researchers say that is not the case when N-Ras is found in a particularly aggressive form of the disease called basal-like breast cancer.
Baylor College of Medicine announces 13th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards Jul 9, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine announces the 13th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.
Baylor College of Medicine, National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation collaborate to find cures Jul 8, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine has teamed up with the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation to advance research into understanding, treating and curing urea cycle disorders.
Dr. Matthew Ellis receives Stand Up To Cancer’s Laura Ziskin Prize for breast cancer research Jun 30, 2015 Dr. Matthew Ellis, director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, received the Stand Up To Cancer Laura Ziskin Prize for breast cancer research.
Traditional pap smear soon to be history Jun 30, 2015 Human papilloma virus (HPV) genotyping has a potential role in primary screening of cervical cancer. It could replace the traditional pap smear, according to our experts.
Dr. Mothaffar Rimawi recognized for outstanding contributions to breast cancer Jun 23, 2015 Dr. Mothaffar Rimawi, director of the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, received the C. Kent Osborne Award for Medical Excellence for his contributions to breast cancer research.
Understanding how fatty acids bonds affect obesity, diabetes Jun 22, 2015 An enzyme known as stearoyl-CoA desaturase-1 (SCD-1) plays an important role in the accumulation of fat in the cell. This structure provides the atomic details and tells us what the molecule looks like.
Male brain listens to female sex hormone Jun 22, 2015 The role of the estrogen receptor in preventing weight gain in females is well known, and there also is strong evidence that the same receptor is important for body weight control in males.
Human cells used to create disease model of fully functioning lipid system in mouse model Jun 17, 2015 Researchers have now created a disease model that resembles human mechanisms and acts as a fully functioning human lipid system within a mouse to specifically study hypercholesterolemia.
Natural killer cell deficit plays role in common genetic disease Jun 16, 2015 Partial DiGeorge syndrome can result from the silencing of a number of genes that are important for controlling both virus-infected and tumor cells, said researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine.