Research opens the possibility of new, noninvasive genetic prenatal testing Sep 26, 2016 Researchers have determined that it is feasible to develop a prenatal, noninvasive genetic test based on rare fetal cells that are present in the mother’s blood.
Baylor’s Evenings with Genetics program announces October seminar Sep 26, 2016 Evenings with Genetics returns on October 4 with a discussion on myotonic dystrophy, a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness.
Baylor researchers contribute to project to develop guidelines for large sequence-based complex trait association studies Sep 22, 2016 Findings from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Exome Sequencing Project (ESP) could contribute to the advancement of precision medicine and the implications for the future of whole exome data analysis.
Distinct neurological syndromes can be the result of variations in gene ATAD3A Sep 15, 2016 A team of scientists from a number of institutions around the world has discovered that rare neurological syndromes for which there was no cause can be the result of variations in the gene ATAD3A.
Mouse study reveals genes essential for life and provides insights into human disease Sep 14, 2016 Research by the International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium concludes that roughly a third of all genes in the mammalian genome are essential for life.
Baylor and The Chinese University of Hong Kong assemble clinical genetics symposium Aug 24, 2016 The world’s top geneticists will come together for the first-ever Joint Symposium in Clinical Genetics May 19 - 21, 2017.
Rett and MECP2 duplication syndrome mice have identical malfunction in neural circuits that can be corrected by DBS Aug 4, 2016 Deep brain stimulation reversed circuit malfunctions in mouse models of both Rett syndrome and MECP2 duplication syndrome.
Baylor Genetics rebrand makes debut with simplified name, targeted message Jul 22, 2016 Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories, a joint venture of Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Holdings, Inc., has rebranded as Baylor Genetics.
T cells that target two tumor surface molecules mitigate tumor escape in mouse model of glioblastoma Jul 18, 2016 Researchers show a new strategy, based on targeting specific surface molecules, that eliminates most of the cancer cells in a mouse model of glioblastoma.
Collisions during DNA replication and transcription contribute to mutagenesis Jun 29, 2016 Researchers have determined that Collisions during DNA replication and transcription can significantly contribute to mutagenesis.