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Little less protein may be answer in neurodegenerative disordersMay 29, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers are among those to identify a molecular pathway that may help reduce symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s, in the future.
McNair Medical Institute Symposium features Nobel LaureateMar 28, 2013
The lecture series will be free and open to the public beginning at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in Cullen Auditorium.
Protein may alter inevitability of osteoarthritisMar 13, 2013
BCM researchers find that increasing an amount of naturally occurring protein could help ease joint pain, help osteoarthritis patients.
Mutation location is key to prognosisFeb 28, 2013
Baylor researchers find the location of gene mutations can affect the severity of the symptoms in the MECP2 gene, known to cause Rett syndrome.
Whole exome sequencing, international cooperation powers diagnosis of new genetic diseaseFeb 5, 2013
Whole exome sequencing at Baylor College of Medicine helps diagnose new genetic disease.
New forms of comprehensive genetic testing topic of free monthly educational seminarJan 23, 2013
Evenings with Genetics discussion to include testing to screen for genetic causes of childhood developmental disabilities, medical problems.
Gene network illuminates stress, mutation and adaptation responsesDec 6, 2012
Rate of mutation can be increased in response to stress.
Crag keeps the light 'fantastic' for photoreceptorsDec 4, 2012
Fruit fly's eye responds to light based on delicate ballet that keeps the supply of light sensors constant as photoreceptors turn on, off.
BCM ranked 17th nationally in NIH fundingNov 28, 2012
College top in Texas among the 139 medical schools for FY 2012 NIH funding.
Genetic variation recent, varies among populationsNov 28, 2012
BCM experts join national consortium in report that finds "recent" events had a potent effect on human genome.