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Scott Hamilton to keynote pituitary awareness eventSep 3, 2013
Figure skater Scott Hamilton is teaming up with Baylor College of Medicine to bring awareness to pituitary tumors including craniopharyngiomas and pituitary adenomas, as well as other pituitary disorders.
Neural connections unique in synesthesiaAug 30, 2013
Baylor researchers find greater connectvity between much of the visual cortex, including color and grapheme brain regions for synesthetes.
Huffington Foundation gives $5 million to Neurodegeneration ConsortiumAug 14, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine part of consortium gifted $5 million from the Huffington Foundation to study and treat Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Alzheimer’s disease research registry in the worksJul 19, 2013
The Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorder Center at Baylor College of Medicine has begun developing a registry of people in the Houston area who might be interested in participating in future Alzheimer’s disease prevention research.
Zoghbi to receive Dickson prize in Medicine from University of PittsburghJul 9, 2013
Dr. Huda Zoghbi, also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, will receive the award on Oct. 3.
Preventing protein aggregation in Huntington’s disease requires special TRiCJul 9, 2013
BCM research could lead to a drug that prevents aggregation.
Parkinson’s disease study focuses on risk factorsJun 7, 2013
The Parkinson Disease Center and Movement Disorder Clinic at Baylor College of Medicine will participate in a new study to help researchers better understand potential risk factors for Parkinson's disease.
Little less protein may be answer in neurodegenerative disordersMay 29, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers are among those to identify a molecular pathway that may help reduce symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s, in the future.
Booster site building blocks identified in central nervous systemMay 9, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers discover the components that maintain communication in the nervous system.
Fifth Annual Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry honors Dr. Helen MaybergApr 8, 2013
Dr. Helen Mayberg, expert in depression, will also present grand rounds in April 17.