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McGuire named director of Baylor College of Medicine?s Center for Medical Ethics and Health PolicyAug 30, 2012
McGuire has served on the BCM faculty since 2004 and as associate director of research for the Center since 2009.
Sequencing uncovers new cause of inherited childhood blindnessJul 29, 2012
The technology allows patients see how tissues respond as the patient moves, something you cannot get with a stationary MRI.
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital take part in World Rett Syndrome CongressJun 18, 2012
BCM's Dr. Huda Zoghbi, who identified the gene that causes Rett syndrome, will co-chair events June 22.
Bedside to bench: Defining the normal human microbiome required many talentsJun 14, 2012
Learn about the physicians, scientists and physician-scientists at Baylor who gathered and analyzed data for the Human Microbiome Project.
The Human Microbiome Project at Baylor College of Medicine: How we did itJun 13, 2012
Panel of experts over 80 institutions set out to find out what is "normal" microbial communities in the human body.
Ethical issues guided Human Microbiome ProjectJun 13, 2012
BCM's Dr. Amy McGuire's research on ethics in Human Microbiome Project funded by the National Institutes of Health.
Important but limited role of de novo variants in autism spectrum disordersApr 4, 2012
Study including BCM researchers finds challenge in establishing individual gene mutations as conclusive risk factors in autism.
Drosophila Genetic Reference Panel bridges genotype-phenotype gapFeb 8, 2012
International group including BCM researchers explore how genetics relate to cold tolerance, starvation resistance, startle response.
BCM Cancer Genetics Laboratory offers cutting-edge testingJan 27, 2012
Genetic testing includes identifying cancer genes, biological markers of disease classification, prognosis and drug response.
Baylor College of Medicine, Berry Genomics Co. seek to improve on prenatal genetic testsJan 3, 2012
Baylor College of Medicine and leading biotechnology company Berry Genomics Co. work together to improve prenatal genetic testing.