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.
Doctor wins DDCF’s Clinical Scientist Development Award Jul 27, 2017 Dr. Jimmy Holder has been awarded the 2017 Clinical Scientist Development Award by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
‘MARRVEL’ new way to compile big data in human-centric way May 11, 2017 A group of researchers at Baylor created MARRVEL to help researchers everywhere search databases all at once and in a matter of minutes.
‘Silent seizures’ found in patients with Alzheimer’s disease May 1, 2017 Discovery of ‘Silent seizures’ provides a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and can potentially lead to new treatments.
Zoghbi honored with Canada International Gairdner Award Mar 28, 2017 Dr. Huda Zoghbi is being honored by the Gairdner Foundation with the 2017 Canada Gairdner International Award for seminal discoveries and contributions to biomedical science.
Mouse study helps find causes of human behavioral disorders Mar 13, 2017 Research of a mouse model led to the discovery of the genetic cause of the human neurological condition of five patients who, until now, had not received a genetic diagnosis.