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Center for Drug Discovery awarded grant from the Welch FoundationAug 26, 2015
The DNA-encoded chemistry technology platform in the Center for Drug Discovery has been awarded a $2.8 million grant by the Welch Foundation to support discovering next-generation drugs.
Natural killer cell deficit plays role in common genetic diseaseJun 16, 2015
Partial DiGeorge syndrome can result from the silencing of a number of genes that are important for controlling both virus-infected and tumor cells, said researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine.
Enzyme cuts path for T-cells to fight solid tumorsApr 13, 2015
T-cells specifically engineered to express enzyme heparanase have an improved ability to infiltrate the extracellular matrix surrounding solid tumors.
Fusion gene provides a biological marker and clue for ovarian cancerMar 10, 2015
Baylor researchers find a fusion gene may provide a clue and a marker for identifying a sub-group of the most common form of ovarian cancer.
New clinical study to focus on gut, autism connectionFeb 5, 2015
The connection between gastrointestinal problems and autism will be the focus of a new patient study led by Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital.
Baylor researchers join 'Centers Without Walls' to study sudden unexpected death in epilepsyDec 8, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine part of research consortium to receive $5.9 million from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to support understanding of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy.
Protein that plays role in muscle formation identifiedJul 31, 2014
Researchers have identified protein, Rbfox2, as key factor that regulates alternative splicing of two genes critical to fusion process.
Cellular process required for vaccine protection identifiedJul 8, 2014
Baylor study finds autophagy plays crucial role in immune system's "memory".
Baylor announces 2014 Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research AwardsJul 2, 2014
The award, named in honor of the college’s first president and pioneering heart surgeon, was presented to the six recipients July 2.
Two Baylor leaders elected to the National Academy of SciencesApr 29, 2014
Dr. Dora E. Angelaki, professor and Wilhelmina Robertson Chair in Neuroscience, and Dr. Martin M. Matzuk, director of the Center for Drug Discovery and vice chair of pathology & immunology at Baylor College of Medicine, have both been elected to the Nation