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The Human Microbiome Project at Baylor College of Medicine: How we did itJun 13, 2012
Panel of experts over 80 institutions set out to find out what is "normal" microbial communities in the human body.
Blood type A may predispose to some rotavirus infectionsApr 13, 2012
Your blood type may determine whether you become infected with some strains of rotavirus, a gut pathogen.
Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research awards pilot project grantsJan 26, 2012
Six recipients chosen for funding to pursue deeper exploration into microbiome associations.
Baylor College of Medicine expert addresses common flu mythsJan 4, 2012
BCM expert differentiates fact from fiction when it comes to fly myths and realities.
Minivectors renew gene therapy hopes for lung treatmentsMay 2, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine researchers find that minivectors can carry gene therapy deep into the lungs.
Burroughs Wellcome Fund grant helps BCM, Texas Children?s scientists study microbiome effect on preterm birthMar 14, 2011
New grant designed to explore causes of premature birth.
BCM scientists sequence microbes as part of Jumpstart for Human Microbiome ProjectMay 21, 2010
Study helps researchers understand complex microbiota associated with the human body.
Dangerous bacterial meningitis preventable with safe vaccinesApr 19, 2010
Bacterial meningitis can be prevented with three vaccines - one for each type of the bacteria that causes the disease.