Kidney and Liver News
Largest genomic study on kidney cancer brings hope for more effective treatments Mar 4, 2016 Baylor's Dr. Chad Creighton led a study that distinguished nine major subtypes of kidney cancer.
Sequence of rare kidney cancer reveals unique alterations involving telomerase Aug 21, 2014 International collaboration led by Baylor College of Medicine finds genetic alterations may contribute to rare form of kidney cancer.
New lipid formulas prevent liver disease in premie piglets Feb 19, 2014 Researchers at Baylor find using new lipid formula with fish oil could provide a healthier alternative to soybean oil in preventing liver disease in piglets.
Structure of bile acid transporter explains membrane transfer Dec 8, 2013 Baylor researchers find apical
sodium-dependent bile acid transporter molecule structure contains a mobile unit that transports bile acids.
Researchers target muscle wasting in chronic kidney disease Sep 5, 2013 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have now identified in mouse models and patient muscle biopsies a new signaling pathway that could lead to a way of blocking the protein believed to be behind muscle wasting.
Hepatitis C virus infection screening recommendations Jun 26, 2013 Baylor College of Medicine experts are supporting the latest recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding screening for hepatitis C virus infection.
Metabolism, chromatin state gene implicated in common kidney cancer Jun 21, 2013 The Cancer Genome Atlas consortium has identified contributions to development of the most common form of adult kidney cancer.
Regaining a healthy liver, one pound at a time Mar 1, 2012 At risk for cirrhosis of the liver? Reduce risk by losing weight.
Scholars program named for BCM physician Jan 23, 2012 American Society of Nephrology names new scholars program after Dr. William E. Mitch.
Muscle loss in chronic kidney disease stopped by inhibiting hormone Mar 22, 2011 BCM researchers report that inhibiting growth factor halted muscle waste in mice with kidney disease.