Neurology News

'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.
Pediatric strokes: More common than most people thinkMay 17, 2011
Are pediatric strokes more common than many think? BCM experts say childhood strokes say that they do occur in kids.
BCM enrolling patients for Parkinson's study evaluating CERE-120Apr 25, 2011
New study now enrolling with goal of restoring brain function to Parkinson's disease patients.
Combination therapy halts, reverses symptom of Alzheimer's disease in transgenic miceMar 23, 2011
BCM researcher hopes combination treatment in lab mice will help understand human therapy for Alzheimer's Disease.
MicroRNA hinders enzyme that promotes breast cancer spread to brainFeb 8, 2011
Short, single strand of genetic material can stop spread of breast tumors to brain.