Researchers to study liquid biopsy test for cancer Oct 15, 2019 Researchers at Baylor Genetics and Miraca Research Institute are working to develop a minimally invasive tool that could diagnose cancer with a blood test.
DNA fracturing rewires gene control in cancer Oct 15, 2019 A new study has brought attention to genomic structural variation as a previously unappreciated mechanism involved in altering DNA methylation, a form of gene control, in human cancers.
Researchers discover new intellectual disability syndrome Oct 10, 2019 An international group reports a new neurological syndrome that appears to be especially common in countries where marriages between genetically related individuals, such as cousins, are prevalent.
New insights into heart's healing capacity Sep 26, 2019 A group of researchers reveals new insights into the recently discovered healing capacity of the heart involving the Hippo cellular pathway.
Evenings with Genetics spotlights osteogenesis imperfecta Sep 10, 2019 On Tuesday, Sept. 17, Evenings with Genetics will highlight the current research and resources available to those living with osteogenesis imperfecta.
Dr. Huda Zoghbi to receive genetics leadership award at national meeting Jul 22, 2019 The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has honored Dr. Huda Zoghbi with the 2019 Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award.
Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to support growth of Human Cell Atlas Jun 21, 2019 A team of researchers have been awarded a grant by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to support the Human Cell Atlas project.
Reanalysis of molecular data yields new genetic diagnoses Jun 21, 2019 A genomic strategy implemented by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine can efficiently increase the molecular diagnostic rate of undiagnosed diseases.
A treasure map to understanding epigenetic causes of disease Jun 3, 2019 Researchers have determined a unique fraction of the genome that scientists should focus on. Their report, which provides a “treasure map” to accelerate research in epigenetics and human disease, was published today in Genome Biology.
Baylor to host genetics resource conference in Amarillo May 30, 2019 Baylor College of Medicine will host a community conference and resource fair for the Amarillo area to provide an educational seminar and support materials for parents of children with autism and developmental disabilities.