Scientists turn unexpected results into research tool Aug 10, 2018 Puzzled by their experimental results, a team of scientists investigated why a research tool that was expected to suppress neuronal activity actually was stimulating it.
New evidence sheds light on how Parkinson’s develops Jun 14, 2018 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have identified unexpected new key players in the development of an early onset form of Parkinson’s disease called Parkinsonism.
Dr. Nuo Li named Pew Scholar Jun 14, 2018 Dr. Nuo Li has been named as a 2018 Pew scholar in biomedical sciences by the Pew Charitable Trust.
Dr. Mingshan Xue awarded 2018 McKnight Scholar Award Jun 13, 2018 Dr. Mingshan Xue has been awarded the 2018 McKnight Scholar Award, which is granted to young scientists in the early stages of their careers who have demonstrated a commitment to neuroscience.
Research links Tau aggregates, cell death in Alzheimer’s Jun 5, 2018 New evidence suggests a mechanism by which progressive accumulation of Tau protein in brain cells may lead to Alzheimer’s disease.
Ethicists: access needed after brain implant clinical trials Apr 24, 2018 In new research from Baylor College of Medicine, the ethical questions surrounding what happens to trial participants when these trials end are examined.
Hotez, Zoghbi join American Academy of Arts and Sciences Apr 18, 2018 Dr. Peter J. Hotez, and Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi have been elected as the newest members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary titles.
Two is better than one when it comes to improving brain function in Alzheimer’s disease mouse model Apr 10, 2018 Using two complementary approaches to reduce the deposits of amyloid-beta in the brain rather than either approach alone improved spatial navigation and memory in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.
New genetic tool will expand library of fruit flies Apr 4, 2018 The recent development of a large versatile library of fruit flies can be used to perform efficient and elegant in vivo gene-specific manipulations using the new protocol and gene-specific integration vector CRISPR-Mediated Integrated Cassette.
Baylor researchers recognized with prestigious AAAS honor Nov 20, 2017 Dr. Philip J. Hastings and Dr. Jeffrey L. Noebels have been named 2017 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.