Molecular Physiology and Biophysics News
Ciprofloxacin increases risk of tears, rupture in mouse aortas Nov 14, 2017 A team of researchers has found that a widely prescribed antibiotic increases the risk of tears and rupture on the main artery of the body, the aorta, in a mouse model of human aortic aneurysms and dissections.
Change in protein production essential to muscle function Aug 14, 2017 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have shed light on the process that guides the maturation of newborn muscles into adult, fully functional organs.
$27.9 million from NIH to support Baylor’s Knockout Mouse Project Oct 12, 2016 NIH grant renewal supports Knockout Mouse Project that generates modified mice and establishes primary phenotype analysis as a resource for researchers world-wide.
Tattoo therapy could ease chronic disease; skin-embedded nanoparticles may help control autoimmune diseases Sep 22, 2016 A proof-of-principle study shows that nanoparticles may help control autoimmune diseases.
Mouse study reveals genes essential for life and provides insights into human disease Sep 14, 2016 Research by the International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium concludes that roughly a third of all genes in the mammalian genome are essential for life.
Recipients of 2016 DeBakey Research Award represent Baylor College of Medicine’s scientific excellence May 3, 2016 Five Baylor faculty members have received the Michael E. DeBakey Excellence in Research Award .
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.
Baylor researchers share thoughts on current findings regarding heart repair Mar 18, 2015 What can mend a broken heart? The answers are slowly revealing themselves in research labs studying what was once thought to be impossible.
Researchers seek to make mini-guts that mimic life Mar 16, 2015 A five-year, $5.1 million National Institutes of Health grant will help researchers engineer better “mini-guts” that are physiologically active.
Finding new path to treating rheumatoid arthritis Sep 24, 2014 Baylor-led consortium's findings could point to new therapy for rheumatoid arthritis.