Molecular and Human Genetics News
Charcot-Marie-Tooth: One more copy is bad, two more are worse Feb 13, 2014 Over a span of nearly 80 years, scientists have uncovered the secrets of duplication and triplication of genetic material that can result in serious genetic disease.
Gene knockdown affects aggression in the fruit fly Feb 6, 2014 Baylor researchers find transcription factor associated with aggression in fruit flies.
Baylor genetics department hosts sixth annual high school educational conference Feb 3, 2014 This year's event includes Baylor medical students involved in the specialized Medical School Genetics Track, as well as fellows in molecular and human genetics at Baylor.
Bellen honored by Genetics Society of America Jan 31, 2014 Dr. Hugo Bellen awarded the Society's George W. Beadle Award, established to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the community of genetics researchers.
Study points way to potential new treatment for brittle bone disease Jan 29, 2014 Researchers find patients with brittle bone disease treated with a form of parathyroid hormone approved for treatment of women with osteoporosis, had stronger bones in the lower spine and the hip when compared to a group of similar patients who received pl
Lupski honored by Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society Jan 29, 2014 Dr. Jim Lupski, the Cullen Endowed Chair in Molecular Genetics and professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society Award.
Neonatal dose of estrogen may prevent catastrophic epilepsy Jan 23, 2014 Research at Baylor finds small estrogen dose could help treat infantile spasms syndrome, potentially prevent catastrophic seizures later in life.
Disease gene finding solves international medical mystery Jan 23, 2014 Combined, international effort helps Baylor doctors identify woman's illness.
Genes, impact on weight topic of monthly genetics seminar Jan 22, 2014 Evening with Genetics series will feature Dr. Chester Brown and Dr. Ann Smith Barnes Jan. 28 at the Children's Museum of Houston.
Blood system stem cells show sex differences Jan 22, 2014 Baylor-led study finds hematopoietic stem cells divide significantly faster in females than males.