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.
Two is better than one when it comes to improving brain function in Alzheimer’s disease mouse model Apr 10, 2018 Using two complementary approaches to reduce the deposits of amyloid-beta in the brain rather than either approach alone improved spatial navigation and memory in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.
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.