Scientists turn unexpected results into research tool Aug 10, 2018 Puzzled by their experimental results, a team of scientists investigated why a research tool that was expected to suppress neuronal activity actually was stimulating it.
Take your time to prevent brain freeze Jun 21, 2018 Eating or drinking cold foods too quickly can cause the dreaded brain freeze. Dr. Greg McLauchlin breaks down this common summertime nuisance.
Scientists develop new approach to understand Huntington’s Jun 20, 2018 A team of scientists developed a new approach that provides a better understanding of Huntington’s disease and suggested new directions for developing therapeutic interventions.
New evidence sheds light on how Parkinson’s develops Jun 14, 2018 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have identified unexpected new key players in the development of an early onset form of Parkinson’s disease called Parkinsonism.
Research links Tau aggregates, cell death in Alzheimer’s Jun 5, 2018 New evidence suggests a mechanism by which progressive accumulation of Tau protein in brain cells may lead to Alzheimer’s disease.
Hotez, Zoghbi join American Academy of Arts and Sciences Apr 18, 2018 Dr. Peter J. Hotez, and Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi have been elected as the newest members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary titles.
New genetic tool will expand library of fruit flies Apr 4, 2018 The recent development of a large versatile library of fruit flies can be used to perform efficient and elegant in vivo gene-specific manipulations using the new protocol and gene-specific integration vector CRISPR-Mediated Integrated Cassette.
BRAIN grant funds study of neurocircuitry of depression Feb 9, 2018 Two Baylor physicians have been awarded an $8.5 million grant to work toward a better understanding of the neurocircuitry of depression.
Defects in cell’s ‘waste disposal system’ linked to Parkinson’s Nov 13, 2017 An international study has shed new light on the genetic factors associated with Parkinson’s disease.
Baylor physician-scientist named 2017 STAT Wunderkind Oct 13, 2017 Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao, an instructor of pediatrics – neurology has been named a 2017 STAT Wunderkind.