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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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A partial cross-cut model of human lungs.
A study led by Dr. Ivan Rosas at Baylor College of Medicine and Dr. Naftali Kaminski from Yale School of Medicine develops the largest single-cell…
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An illustration of a DNA double helix.
There are about 75 different types of cells in the human brain. Although different cell types from the same organism carry the same DNA, they look…
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On May 30, 2020, NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken successfully blasted off to the International Space Station, onboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon. High caliber scientists, physicians, and biomedical engineers are needed to bring forward necessary health innovations for deep space exploration.
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine has awarded postdoctoral fellowships to five outstanding…
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Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute
Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao, assistant professor of pediatric - neurology, molecular and human genetics, and neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine and…
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From gyms closing to ordering more takeout, COVID-19 has disrupted the health and fitness routines of many people. According to a weight loss expert…
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Artists rendition of a nerve cell
Batten disease is a family of 13 rare, genetically distinct conditions. Collectively, they are the most prevalent cause of neurodegenerative disease…
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Medical Genetics Laboratory
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will recognize the founding members and the current project team of the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA…
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Father and Child
People across the country are experiencing social distancing and stay-at-home fatigue, but as much as we want the pandemic to be over, we are not out…
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Dr. Jihye Yun, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics and member of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have launched a landmark online study, called “The Reasons Why Us,” to…
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The Roy and Lillie Cullen Building, with the Alkek Fountain at the entrance.
Dr. Ganesh Rao has been named the new chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine. In this role he also will hold the Marc…
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Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center gets a new home at McNair
A new approach to better select breast cancer patients in need of urgent surgery or chemotherapy during the COVID-19 pandemic has been developed by…
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The proximal segment of the epididymis responds to the switch factor NELL2 and synthesizes OVCH2 (magenta), a protein indispensable for sperm maturation.
An international team of researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and Osaka University has identified a chain of events that matures sperm and…
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Illustration of red blood cells
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are recommending that all COVID-19 patients admitted to the ICU undergo a thromboelastography (TEG) to test…
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