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Researchers examine breast tissue removed during a lumpectomy using the OTIS ImgAssist technology.
The vast majority of breast cancer patients will undergo surgery as part of their treatment, and most of those patients will choose a lumpectomy to…
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McNair-COVID-Testing-July2020
Baylor College of Medicine’s Human Genome Sequencing Center and the Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research is partnering with local…
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The Roy and Lillie Cullen Building, with the Alkek Fountain at the entrance.
Six new members recently were appointed to the Baylor College of Medicine Board of Trustees – Vijay Goradia, Dr. Austin King, Frank Liu, Brooks McGee…
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Artists rendition of COVID-19
Baylor College of Medicine’s Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit is one of approximately 90 sites selected to participate in the Phase 3 clinical…
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Cell and Gene Therapy Components
CAR-T cell therapy, which attacks cancer cells using a person’s reprogrammed immune cells, has been used to treat Hodgkin lymphoma with remarkable…
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Dr. Martin Matzuk
Dr. Martin Matzuk has been named chair of the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine. He has been serving as interim…
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Dr. Nancy Moreno
Dr. Nancy Moreno has been appointed chair of the new Department of Education, Innovation and Technology at Baylor College of Medicine. Baylor’s Board…
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Regular exercise can help with weight control, enhance mood and reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and more.
As people return to the gym and their regular fitness routines after months in quarantine, the last thing anyone wants is an injury caused by their…
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Heart
With more than 33.5 million people worldwide being affected by atrial fibrillation, researchers are focused on trying to uncover exactly what causes…
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A new program developed by mental health experts at Baylor College of Medicine gives parents the tools they need to help their children cope with…
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An international team of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine and Houston Methodist has discovered a strategy that can potentially address a…
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Drs. Hegde and Joseph
In a clinical trial evaluating a novel immunotherapy option for cancer treatment, a child with rhabdomyosarcoma, a form of muscle cancer, that had…
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An illustration of a DNA double helix.
The androgen receptor is the primary driver of the initiation and growth of prostate cancer, the second-leading cause of death in men. Looking to…
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The Roy and Lillie Cullen Building, with the Alkek Fountain at the entrance.
Toni Gray has been named director of Title IX and Disability Services in the Office of Institutional Diversity, Inclusion and Equity at Baylor…
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General Research 2
Research has shown that the tumor microenvironment (TME) can help cancers grow and evade the immune response. The TME has even been shown to inhibit…
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Pictured here is a model of the enzymatic pocket of thrombin (gray background surface) with the bound inhibitor molecule (cyan stick structure).
Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine have devised a chemical approach for discovering new enzyme-binding compounds that could be developed into…
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