Neuroscience News

Brain warps scenes to cancel out perceptual delaysNov 4, 2013
Baylor researchers report a new discovery which may unmask the mechanisms by which the brain strives to perceive a more up-to-the-second view.
Two new McNair Scholars named at BCMOct 18, 2013
Dr. Chenghang Zong, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics, and Dr. Xaq Pitkow, assistant professor of computational neuroscience have been named McNair Scholars.
Zoghbi to receive Pearl Meister Greengard Prize from Rockefeller UniversitySep 9, 2013
Zoghbi, a professor of neuroscience, pediatrics, molecular and human genetics and neurology at Baylor College of Medicine as well as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, credits BCM’s nurturing and collaborative atmosphere with boosting her succ
Neural connections unique in synesthesiaAug 30, 2013
Baylor researchers find greater connectivity between much of the visual cortex, including color and grapheme brain regions for synesthetes.
Five DeBakey Excellence in Research Award winners showcase breadth of Baylor College of Medicine researchJul 12, 2013
Five scientists whose recent research demonstrates the breadth and depth of basic science at Baylor College of Medicine received the 2013 Michael E. DeBakey Excellence in Research Award, named in honor of the College’s first president.
Zoghbi to receive Dickson prize in Medicine from University of PittsburghJul 9, 2013
Dr. Huda Zoghbi, also a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, will receive the award on Oct. 3.
Little less protein may be answer in neurodegenerative disordersMay 29, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers are among those to identify a molecular pathway that may help reduce symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Huntington’s, in the future.
Booster site building blocks identified in central nervous systemMay 9, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers discover the components that maintain communication in the nervous system.
Dr. Christian Schaaf wins 2013 William K. Bowes, Jr. Award in Medical GeneticsMay 6, 2013
Schaaf will receive this award at a special ceremony in Boston on June 19.
BCM teams up with Institute for Spirituality and HealthApr 17, 2013
First project will be a collaboration, and will use BCM functional magnetic resonance imaging facilities and researchers from both institutions.