Molecular and Human Genetics News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
International genetics symposium launches in Hong Kong May 17, 2017 The world’s top geneticists will come together for the first-ever Joint Symposium in Clinical Genetics May 19 - 21, 2017 in Hong Kong.
‘Silent seizures’ found in patients with Alzheimer’s disease May 1, 2017 Discovery of ‘Silent seizures’ provides a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and can potentially lead to new treatments.
Mechanism of environment-microbe-host interactions revealed Apr 24, 2017 Researchers have uncovered a mechanism showing how microbes can alter the physiology of the organisms in which they live.
Medical mystery solved in record time Apr 17, 2017 In a study published today, a team of researchers reports solving a medical mystery of the genetic cause of intellectual disability in four male patient in a day’s work.