Molecular and Human Genetics News
Marmoset sequence sheds light on primate biology, evolution Jul 20, 2014 Sequencing genome the common marmoset – the first sequence of a New World Monkey – sheds new light on primate biology and evolution.
Baylor announces 2014 Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Awards Jul 2, 2014 The award, named in honor of the college’s first president and pioneering heart surgeon, was presented to the six recipients July 2.
Baylor, Texas Children’s join national collaboration to solve most difficult, rare medical cases Jul 1, 2014 New national network of clinicians and scientists are joining forces to address prolonged undiagnosed medical conditions.
Dr. Richard Gibbs awarded prestigious Companion of the Order of Australia Jun 9, 2014 Renowned genomics researcher Dr. Richard Gibbs awarded prestigious honor of the Companion of the Order of Australia – an accolade issued by the Australian government that recognizes eminent achievement, merit of the highest degree in service to Australia.
Zoghbi receives honorary degree from Yale University May 20, 2014 Baylor's Dr. Huda Zoghbi was the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Medical Sciences degree at Yale University’s 2014 commencement ceremony.
Study unveils new approach to treating brittle bone disease May 5, 2014 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a new approach to treating brittle bone disease, a congenital disorder that results in fragile bones that break easily.
New tool analyzes sequence data to identify disease-causing genes May 1, 2014 Baylor researchers outline best practices for computer program used to discover underlying genetic causes of complex traits and diseases.
New syndrome caused by mutations in AHDC1 May 1, 2014 Study identifies gene underlying newly recognized syndrome that has symptoms of sleep apnea, delayed speech and hypotonia, or generalized upper body weakness.
Researchers find maternal nutrition before pregnancy leaves permanent marks on child’s genome Apr 29, 2014 Study finds mothers’ nutrition around time of conception causes epigenetic changes that permanently and systemically impact their children.
International collaboration unravels novel mechanism for neurological disorder Apr 24, 2014 A team of international scientists led by Baylor College of Medicine has discovered a novel gene (CLP1) associated with a neurological disorder affecting both the peripheral and central nervous systems.