Award-winning play raises awareness for Alzheimer’s disease in African-American community Jul 9, 2015 African-Americans are two times more likely to develop the debilitating neurological disorder and are less likely to have an early diagnosis, resulting in less treatment time.
Neural stem cells massively turn into astrocytes in a model of epilepsy May 7, 2015 Researchers at Baylor and Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience in Spain are closer to unlocking the mystery of what precisely leads to epilepsy.
2014 case of human form of “mad cow disease” highlights need for continued surveillance Apr 16, 2015 The identification of a patient who died from the human form of “mad cow disease” demonstrates the need for continued global tracking and awareness of the prion disorder, according to Baylor researchers.
Depolarizing wave may trigger sudden death in epilepsy Apr 8, 2015 A slow, depolarizing electrical wave – sometimes called a “brain tsunami” – may be the hidden cause of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, according to Baylor researchers.
Dr. Huda Zoghbi honored for distinguished achievement in developmental psychobiology Mar 27, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine pioneering scientist Dr. Huda Zoghbi is this year’s recipient of the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Developmental Psychobiology.
Baylor researchers join 'Centers Without Walls' to study sudden unexpected death in epilepsy Dec 8, 2014 Baylor College of Medicine part of research consortium to receive $5.9 million from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to support understanding of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.
Dr. Rachelle Doody to give “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture Nov 6, 2014 The Houston community will have an opportunity to hear one of the leading researchers on Alzheimer’s disease discuss the latest research on the disease at the annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture Nov. 10, 2014.
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas A&M designated as Center of Excellence by national Tourette Syndrome Association Sep 30, 2014 Baylor, Texas A&M jointly named one of Tourette Syndrome Association Centers of Excellence to improve care for people living with the disorder.
Viral tracing reveals molecule responsible for adult-born neuron signaling Sep 26, 2014 Baylor study is the first time that local neuropeptide signaling has been shown to be important in the integration of adult-born neurons in a pre-existing neuronal circuit.
Baylor, Texas Children’s join national collaboration to solve most difficult, rare medical cases Jul 1, 2014 New national network of clinicians and scientists are joining forces to address prolonged undiagnosed medical conditions.