Researchers find regulator for brain injury's first responder Sep 9, 2019 A multi-institutional group has identified nuclear factor I-A (NFIA) as a central regulator of both the generation and activity of reactive astrocytes, the brain's first responders.
Clinical trial helps bring sight to the blind Jun 27, 2019 In collaboration with the University of California, Los Angeles and Second Sight, Baylor College of Medicine is testing the Orion in the first-ever FDA-approved clinical trial of a visual cortical prosthesis.
Viswanathan receives NIH grant to study treatment for cancer-related pain Jun 20, 2019 Dr. Ashwin Viswanathan has been awarded a Research Project Grant (R01) of more than $2 million by the National Institutes of Health.
Sample size key to multisensory integration study accuracy Sep 24, 2018 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have determined that sample size (the number of individuals examined for a study) is the most important factor determining the accuracy of the study results.
Dr. Sameer Sheth named new McNair Scholar Feb 23, 2018 Neurosurgeon and scientist Dr. Sameer Sheth has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine. He is joining the Baylor faculty as an associate professor and vice-chair of clinical research in the Department of Neurosurgery.
BRAIN grant funds study of neurocircuitry of depression Feb 9, 2018 Two Baylor physicians have been awarded an $8.5 million grant to work toward a better understanding of the neurocircuitry of depression.
Algorithm gives insight into auditory/visual illusion Feb 16, 2017 Neuroscience researchers have created an algorithm to reveal key insight into why the brain can sometimes muddle up one of the most fundamental aspects of the human experience.
Baylor recognizes excellence among clinicians Jun 16, 2016 A select group of Baylor College of Medicine faculty members were recognized for excellence in patient care at the Master Clinician and Rising Star Clinician Awards ceremony.
History of chicken pox may reduce risk of brain cancer later in life Mar 30, 2016 The chicken pox may offer some positive health benefits later in life, experts believe – a reduced risk for developing glioma, a type of brain cancer.
Broad genetic testing for childhood cancer patients can pinpoint cancer causes and identify potential treatments Jan 28, 2016 Whole exome tumor and blood sequencing in pediatric cancer patients revealed mutations that could help explain the cause of cancer or have the potential to impact clinical cancer care.