Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

FDA recognizes database of clinically relevant genetic variantsDec 5, 2018
The database created by the Clinical Genome Resource program (ClinGen) has been recognized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Rotavirus outsources cellular protein to assemble virus factoriesDec 4, 2018
A team of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine found the formation of rotavirus factories depends on a cellular protein called CK1α.
New biomedical research projects address space health risksDec 4, 2018
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health at Baylor College of Medicine has selected 15 new scientists who will focus on biomedical research projects.
Microbial-based treatment reverses social deficits in mouse models of autismDec 3, 2018
An unconventional approach has successfully reversed deficits in social behaviors associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in genetic, environmental and idiopathic mouse models of the condition.
Mother’s milk influences neonatal rotavirus infectionNov 27, 2018
Using a multidisciplinary approach, an international team of researchers from several institutions reveals that complex interactions between sugars and the microbiome in human milk influence neonatal rotavirus infection.
Dr. Nancy Moreno named an AAAS 2018 fellow Nov 27, 2018
Dr. Nancy P. Moreno of Baylor College of Medicine has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). 
DPYSL3 an outlier gene in triple-negative breast cancerNov 26, 2018
Researchers have developed an entirely new therapeutic hypothesis on how to treat an aggressive form of triple-negative breast cancer.
Warning signs of fraud this holiday seasonNov 21, 2018
An expert at Baylor College of Medicine shares tips on what to look for when dealing with a fraudster.
Researchers receive “New Therapies Challenge” grant Nov 20, 2018
The Pancreatic Cancer Collective has awarded a total of $7 million in first-round “New Therapies Challenge” grants to seven teams of top cancer researchers to explore new pancreatic cancer treatments.
Parents, researchers work to find cause of neonatal epilepsyNov 19, 2018
A shared goal to raise awareness and develop better treatments for neonatal-onset epilepsy has brought Baylor College of Medicine researchers together with three U.S. families.