Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Tattoo therapy could ease chronic disease; skin-embedded nanoparticles may help control autoimmune diseases Sep 22, 2016 A proof-of-principle study shows that nanoparticles may help control autoimmune diseases.
Reproductive Health Research Day will include information on impact of neglected diseases on women Sep 21, 2016 Neglected diseases and their impact on women is a featured topic at the upcoming Reproductive Health Research Day on Oct. 5.
Post-operative outcomes in the VA improved in the last 15 years Sep 21, 2016 A study of the post-operative outcomes in the Veterans Health Administration shows that rates of complications and mortality following complications improved significantly within the VA during the last 15 years.
Baylor and Texas Children’s Hospital partner to bring fellowship training in oncology and hematology to East Africa Sep 20, 2016 A new program aims to bring specialty pediatric training and education in oncology and hematology to Uganda and other East African countries.
Human antibodies block norovirus’ point of entrance into cells Sep 19, 2016 Scientists have determined a mechanism by which human antibodies target and block noroviruses, opening the possibility of developing therapeutic agents against this virus.
CPRIT awards Baylor $5 million grant for core facility support in proteomics and metabolomics Sep 16, 2016 A $5 million CPRIT grant will provide a boost to the Proteomics and Metabolomics Core.
What you need to know about hand, foot and mouth disease Sep 15, 2016 A Baylor College of Medicine expert says anyone – even adults – can get foot and mouth disease and that it’s most common at this time of year.
Determining risk factors for preventable pediatric hospital admissions Sep 15, 2016 Researchers published a study examining the specific characteristics associated with potentially preventable pediatric admissions to Texas hospitals.
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.
Study of potential new treatment for mesothelioma open to patients Sep 15, 2016 The Baylor College of Medicine Mesothelioma Treatment Center has begun enrolling patients in a clinical research study looking at an investigational drug in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.