Neuroscience News

McNair Medical Institute Symposium features Nobel LaureateMar 28, 2013
The lecture series will be free and open to the public beginning at 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in Cullen Auditorium.
Nobel Laureate to speak at BCMMar 14, 2013
Nobel Laureate Dr. Susumu Tonegawa will present "Identification and Manipulation of Memory Engrams" March 22 at noon in Cullen Auditorium.
Novel storage mechanism allows command, control of memoryMar 4, 2013
Understanding how memories are stored in the brain will help lead to the development of new treatments for memory loss conditions.
MicroRNA helps unravel mystery of Rett protein (MeCP2)Feb 22, 2013
MicroRNA helps Baylor College of Medicine researchers understand the Rett protein.
Russell Scott Ray named newest McNair ScholarFeb 13, 2013
The McNair Scholar program identifies rising stars in biomedical research.
Less tau reduces seizures and sudden death in severe epilepsyJan 23, 2013
Link between epilepsy, some forms of Alzheimer’s disease led to the finding that could lead to new drugs for seizure disorders.
Baylor College of Medicine names Wayne Keathley to lead major clinical initiativeJan 8, 2013
College names health care veteran Wayne Keathley president of the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center and Health Network.
Common sequences use less brain activityDec 21, 2012
BCM expert says study shows brain activity can predict what happens next in common sequences.
Dr. Matthew Rasband awarded prestigious neuroscience awardDec 12, 2012
Rasband’s work focuses on the molecular mechanisms that regulate axon function.
MECP2 duplication affects immune system as well as brain developmentDec 5, 2012
BCM study highlights power of combining clinical research and basic research.