Neurology News

Brain, heart link may explain sudden death in RettDec 14, 2011
Finding opens doors to tailor treatments to prevent heart rhythm problems, possibly deaths for those with Rett syndrome.
Integrating sensory input guides journeyNov 20, 2011
Brain weighs sensory cues in proportion to its reliability and reacts accordingly.
New use for old drug could lead to treatment for some forms of epilepsyNov 1, 2011
Drug used to treat cancers, prevent rejection in transplants effective in suppressing seizures could lead to a new epilepsy treatment.
NIH grant awarded to BCM to study sudden death in epilepsyOct 24, 2011
Experts at BCM and the Universities of California, Michigan, Iowa, and Northwestern University in Chicago will take part in the study.
'Rich' connection enables neurons to find specific targetsAug 10, 2011
BCM scientists identify novel gene that ensures that the specificity of certain neurons for their target is properly established.
Schaaf receives Duke Foundation award for neuropsychiatric researchJul 12, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Christian P. Schaaf receives award to help research new approaches to neuropsychiatrist disorder treatment.
Mother's determination, next-generation sequencing, art of medicine provide solutions for twinsJun 15, 2011
Beery twins are a pivotal example of how genomics will revolutionize medicine by improving diagnostics and ultimately helping physicians optimize care for their patients.
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital neuroscientist Dr. Huda Zoghbi awarded Gruber Neuroscience PrizeJun 15, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Huda Zoghbi awarded Gruber Neuroscience Prize for pioneering work in neurological disorders.
Genes provide landmarks on the roadmap of autismJun 8, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine researchers provide genetic insights into autism disorders.
Rett protein needed for adult neuron functionMay 31, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine researchers find that the neuron needs just the right amount of protein MeCP2.