Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Patient-inspired research uncovers new link to rare disorder Jun 22, 2017 Meeting a young patient with Zellweger syndrome, a rare, life-threatening genetic disease, started a scientific investigation that culminated with an unexpected discovery.
Staying hydrated is key for elder adults this summer Jun 22, 2017 As temperatures continue to rise, the risk of heat exhaustion, heat stroke and dehydration also increase among adults 65 years of age and older.
Grant funds continued research for river blindness vaccine Jun 21, 2017 The grant will support the continuation of the international initiative TOVA – The Onchocerciasis Vaccine for Africa – which was established in 2015 and is comprised of 13 world-renowned scientists and research centers.
Mind and Body: Combining mental and physical health improves outcomes for primary care patients Jun 20, 2017 It is often thought that primary care clinics are only able to help with physical health challenges, but a new study shows that this may not be the case.
Research shows bone-building protein can be used in therapy Jun 19, 2017 The WNT1 ligand has previously been identified in bone disease, but its role in bone homeostasis, its cellular source and targets in bone have only just recently been identified.
Researchers to study neurological effects of Zika in children Jun 19, 2017 The Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit (VTEU) at Baylor College of Medicine has received funding to conduct an observational study on the neurologic and neurodevelopmental effects of Zika virus among children who are infected in early childhood.
Baylor scientist named early-career Pew-Stewart Scholar Jun 16, 2017 Dr. Charles Lin, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named one of five 2017 Pew-Stewart Scholars.
Newly revealed cellular pathway may lead to cancer therapies Jun 15, 2017 Scientists have discovered a new cellular pathway that can promote and support the growth of cancer cells.
Analyses of liver cancer reveals unexpected genetic players Jun 15, 2017 Researchers analyzed 363 liver cancer cases to learn more about the genetic causes of this cancer, and to identify potential new therapeutic targets.
Gut bacteria might one day help slow down aging process Jun 15, 2017 Slowing down the aging process might be possible one day with supplements derived from gut bacteria.