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Multimillion dollar contract provides funding to continue vaccine researchNov 1, 2013
College one of nine institutions that have been awarded a Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit contract from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
Controlling pancreatic cancer may depend on a molecular 'fulcrum'Sep 13, 2013
Baylor researchers reveal a treatment target that, when modulated in the lab setting, reduces tumors and makes them more susceptible to chemotherapy.
BCM and Houston Zoo elephant project recognized with awardSep 13, 2013
Baylor, along with the Houston Zoo and Johns Hopkins University will use the award to conduct a research project to deepen understanding of Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus.
Old drug up to new trick in fighting resistant bacteriaJul 23, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers find that the drug ciclopirox can help fight resistant bacteria.
Pooled genome-wide associated studies could simplify treating drug-resistant bacteriaJul 2, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers describe a technique of pooling drug-resistant bacteria with similar antibiotic resistance and sequencing the DNA of those pools.
Whole genome sequenced of deadly elephant herpes virus subspeciesApr 17, 2013
Find will help researchers understand why some juvenile elephants become sick from the disease and some don't.
Not too late to ward off flu in the New YearJan 4, 2013
Even though the flu season took off earlier than expected, it is not too late to get vaccinated against the influenza virus.
Comprehensive genomic analysis sheds new light on subtypes of breast cancerSep 24, 2012
BCM study focused on identifying subtypes of breast cancer, help in determining treatment.
New pathways to cancer found in colorectal tumorsJul 18, 2012
Number of patients in study helped researchers identify several new genes not known to play role in colorectal cancer.
Bedside to bench: Defining the normal human microbiome required many talentsJun 14, 2012
Learn about the physicians, scientists and physician-scientists at Baylor who gathered and analyzed data for the Human Microbiome Project.