Molecular and Human Genetics News
Zoghbi receives seven-year Javits award to advance ataxia research Jul 31, 2015 Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi has been awarded a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Baylor College of Medicine, National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation collaborate to find cures Jul 8, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine has teamed up with the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation to advance research into understanding, treating and curing urea cycle disorders.
Rare gene variant associated with middle ear infections Jun 29, 2015 Researchers may have taken the first step on the road to understanding why only some people get frequent painful or chronic middle ear infections.
Human cells used to create disease model of fully functioning lipid system in mouse model Jun 17, 2015 Researchers have now created a disease model that resembles human mechanisms and acts as a fully functioning human lipid system within a mouse to specifically study hypercholesterolemia.
Natural killer cell deficit plays role in common genetic disease Jun 16, 2015 Partial DiGeorge syndrome can result from the silencing of a number of genes that are important for controlling both virus-infected and tumor cells, said researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine.
Genetic disorders of the immune system focus of monthly genetic series May 1, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine experts will lead a free and open-to-the-public seminar on genetic disorders of the immune system on May 5 at the Children’s Museum of Houston.
IL-33 promotes colorectal cancer tumor-growing environment Apr 27, 2015 Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have unlocked new clues about how the colorectal cancer tumor microenvironment is formed and regulated.
Looking for a shift could provide molecular diagnosis in rare disease Apr 16, 2015 “Frame shift” – the insertion of genetic material that interrupts the recipe for a particular protein – could explain many cases of Robinow syndrome.
MiMIC proves versatile in fruit flies Apr 2, 2015 Minos-mediated integration cassette provided the basis for building a large protein collection that allows researchers to assess expression of genes and proteins under the microscope in unfixed tissues.
Dr. Huda Zoghbi honored for distinguished achievement in developmental psychobiology Mar 27, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine pioneering scientist Dr. Huda Zoghbi is this year’s recipient of the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Developmental Psychobiology.