Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine awarded more than $1 million from NIH for Zika study Jun 30, 2016 The Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit will lead a study of people infected with Zika virus to better understand the infection.
Baylor researchers working to find target blood pressure levels after stroke Jun 29, 2016 A consortium of researchers found clues to the ideal healthy blood pressure level for patients following a stroke.
Collisions during DNA replication and transcription contribute to mutagenesis Jun 29, 2016 Researchers have determined that Collisions during DNA replication and transcription can significantly contribute to mutagenesis.
Helping breast cancer patients discover body confidence during swimsuit season Jun 29, 2016 Swimsuit season can be particularly tough for some women undergoing breast cancer treatment, or who have had reconstructive surgery.
Fifty-four mouse testis-enriched genes are not needed for male fertility Jun 27, 2016 New research into which genes are required for male fertility could lead to a better understanding of the genetic changes that lead to male infertility, and to design strategies to overcome them.
Expert offers tips on going meat-free once a week Jun 27, 2016 Registered Dietitian Roberta Anding says going meatless once a week can be beneficial to your diet, and she offers tips on how to have a successful meat-free day.
Angola Sickle Cell Initiative teaming with Bristol-Myers Squibb to provide children with medication for sickle cell disease Jun 24, 2016 The Angola Sickle Cell Initiative is teaming up with Bristol-Myers Squibb to provide access to medication for children with sickle cell disease in Angola.
Baylor College of Medicine welcomes Dr. Chonghui Cheng Jun 24, 2016 Dr. Chonghui Cheng joins Baylor's Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center and the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics as an associate professor, continuing her work to explore how RNA regulation controls breast cancer metastasis.
Guided procedures ensure accuracy of therapeutic injections Jun 23, 2016 Baylor expert encourages those seeking therapeutic injections, to be sure to seek a physician who is trained in image-guided procedures to deliver the medication accurately.
Negative feedback loops help maintain function of mutated proteins Jun 22, 2016 A study by Cullen Chair and Professor Olivier Lichtarge and Dr. Christophe Herman pins down a process by which some mutations may foster an organism’s long term adaptation while putting its immediate fitness at less risk.