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BCM to serve as data center for NIH Extracellular RNA Communication InitiativeAug 13, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine will serve as the official data coordination center for a new National Institutes of Health initiative project on extracellular RNA communication and its role in human disease.
Correcting glutathione deficiency improves impaired mitochondrial fat burning, insulin resistance in agingApr 2, 2013
Research could open possibilities to improve metabolic health in older people.
Pancreatic injury does not evoke progenitors of insulin-producing cellFeb 27, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers among those to find that pancreatic injury does not evoke progenitors of insulin-producing cell.
Blood marrow derived cells regulate appetiteFeb 26, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers among those to discover that blood marrow derived cells help regulate appetite.
Careful planning can help those with diabetes enjoy holiday fetesDec 13, 2012
BCM expert offers tips to manage diabetes during holidays.
High fat diet in pregnancy alters thyroid activity in offspringOct 8, 2012
High fat levels during pregnancy lowers hormone that helps regulate energy, implications for weight maintenance.
BCM endocrinologist elected president of major physician organizationMay 31, 2012
Dr. Alan J. Garber will lead the world's largest international endocrinologist association.
Transcription factor churns vicious cycle behind type 2 diabetesApr 27, 2012
Drug that targets ChREBP could be identified to help slow destructive cycle of diabetes.
Obesity linked to worse survival outcomes in breast cancer adjuvant therapyDec 7, 2011
Researchers finds obesity may contribute to worse survival outcomes in breast cancer patients who have received adjuvant therapy.
Renowned juvenile diabetes physician-scientist joins Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's HospitalJun 28, 2011
Dr. Jake A. Kushner, renowned juvenile diabetes scientist, joins Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital.