Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Study searches for families with gliomaMay 15, 2019
Gliogene, a study that aims to identify hereditary links of glioma, a rare and deadly form of brain cancer, has begun recruiting families affected by the disease in order to identify genes that contribute to its onset and inform susceptibility.
Ethical concerns of oncology trial-finding appsMay 13, 2019
In a new study, ethics scholar Dr. Stephanie Morain explores a trend of oncology trial recruitment via mobile apps, and what these app companies and consumers need to consider in terms of privacy and data protection
How stress can affect your sleepMay 9, 2019
Sleep expert Dr. Annise Wilson explains how stress can interfere with your nighttime schedule and ways you can sleep more when life becomes busy.
Researchers uncover mechanism blocking retina regenerationMay 7, 2019
A discovery from researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and others opens the possibility of one day restoring loss of vision by activating the retina’s ability to regenerate. 
Review encourages education on radiation lung injuryMay 6, 2019
In a new review article published in CHEST, a team from Baylor College of Medicine outline an in-depth multi-disciplinary understanding of radiation-induced lung injury to educate physicians and prevent misdiagnosis.
New guidelines outline methods to manage tic disordersMay 6, 2019
New guidelines by the American Academy of Neurology outline effective ways to treat the symptoms of tics for those living with Tourette syndrome that range from new therapies to holistic care.
Dr. David Moore elected into National Academy of SciencesApr 30, 2019
Dr. David Moore, professor of molecular and cellular biology, medicine and molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. 
First-in-human trial shows promise in treating neuroblastomaApr 30, 2019
In a promising development, researchers released initial findings from the first two patients treated in a Phase 1, first-in-human clinical trial of a new form of immunotherapy to treat neuroblastoma.
New computational tool improves gene identificationApr 29, 2019
A team has developed a new bioinformatics tool that analyzes CRISPR pooled screen data and identifies candidates for potentially relevant genes with greater sensitivity and accuracy than other existing methods.
Protein found to improve prediction of cardiovascular diseaseApr 29, 2019
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have found that troponin I, a protein that is most commonly used to diagnose heart attack, can be detected with a new high-sensitivity assay in adults without prior cardiovascular disease or heart failure.