Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
12-hour biological clock coordinates essential bodily functions Jun 7, 2017 A team of scientists has revealed that mammals and other organisms have 12-hour clocks that are autonomous, work independently from 24-hour clocks and can be modified by external factors.
Chikungunya vaccine trial underway at Baylor Jun 5, 2017 The National Institutes of Health-funded Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit at Baylor will be one of the sites for a clinical trial testing the safety and immune responses to a vaccine against chikungunya virus.
New insight into why the heart does not repair itself Jun 5, 2017 Researchers have discovered a previously unknown connection between processes that keep the heart from repairing itself.
Follistatin is a key player in embryo implantation Jun 2, 2017 Looking to improve the success rate of assisted reproductive technologies, researchers investigated the mechanism involved in successful embryo implantation.
Mice will help reveal roles of human brown fat Jun 2, 2017 Discovery opens the door to research that might lead to new ways of using brown fat to treat metabolic conditions such as obesity and type 2 diabetes in the future.
Fully sequenced deer genome made publicly available Jun 2, 2017 Researchers at Baylor have played a leading role in sequencing the whole genome of the common white-tailed deer, which has recently been made public by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Protecting your skin this summer with sunscreen, bug spray Jun 1, 2017 From applying sunscreen to keeping bugs at bay, Dr. Rajani Katta explains all you need to know about ways to protect your skin this summer.
Funding available for space medicine postdoctoral fellowships May 31, 2017 The Translational Research Institute is offering funding to support the nation’s brightest postdoctoral fellows in performing research related to human space flight.
Baylor Class of ’17 encouraged to bridge healthcare gaps May 31, 2017 The 2017 Class of Baylor College of Medicine heard words of inspiration from Dr. Marc Nivet, a national leader in healthcare diversity at their graduation ceremony.
Stay fit and healthy: how to avoid germs in the gym May 25, 2017 Dr. Irvin Sulapas offers his tips on how to avoid germs in the gym.