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Normalizing the levels of MeCP2 in a mouse model of MECP2 duplication syndrome restores neurological functionNov 25, 2015
Using genetic techniques and a small molecule that can target specific genetic material, Baylor researchers find it is possible to reverse the effects of neurological disorders in mice.
Immunology team receives prestigious Lee Howley Sr. Prize for arthritis researchNov 23, 2015
Baylor immunology team awarded the 2015 Lee Howley Sr. Prize that recognizes team science in action that will lead to a faster cure for arthritis and related diseases.
How to keep your food – and your insulin – down during the holidaysNov 23, 2015
Don’t let holiday feasts come back to haunt you – planning meals can help those with acid reflux and diabetes enjoy the festive foods, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Grusak and Rosen named AAAS FellowsNov 23, 2015
Drs. Michael A. Grusak and Jeffrey M. Rosen of Baylor College of Medicine have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Baylor College of Medicine awarded $15.7 million in state cancer fundingNov 20, 2015
Researchers in the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine this week received over $15.7 million in grant funding from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Avoid ripple effect of airport stress by planning ahead this holiday seasonNov 19, 2015
Avoid ripple effect of airport stress by planning ahead this holiday season
Researchers discover genetic cause of second-most common kidney cancer in childrenNov 19, 2015
Researchers have uncovered a genetic mutation associated with clear cell sarcoma of the kidney that has opened a new path of research and could point the way toward a new diagnostic test for the disease.
Baylor College of Medicine Orthotics and Prosthetics team remembers SmaugNov 18, 2015
The Baylor College of Medicine community is saddened to hear about the passing of Smaug, the 17-year-old Komodo dragon at the Houston Zoo.
Epigenetic conservation makes mouse a valid model for brain studiesNov 16, 2015
The brains of mice and humans are nearly 90 percent similar, opening the door to studying mice as models for human neurologic disease, said a group of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine.
A drug to encourage the “browning” of white fat to fight obesityNov 16, 2015
Baylor researchers have found a way to turn "bad" white fat into a brown-like fat in mice studies, which may lead to a tool in the obesity fight.