Pathology and Immunology News

Metabolism, chromatin state gene implicated in common kidney cancerJun 21, 2013
The Cancer Genome Atlas consortium has identified contributions to development of the most common form of adult kidney cancer.
Wheeler named to W.L. Moody Chair in PathologyJun 4, 2013
Dr. Thomas Wheeler, chair of the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named to the W.L. Moody Jr. Chair in Pathology.
MECP2 duplication affects immune system as well as brain developmentDec 5, 2012
BCM study highlights power of combining clinical research and basic research.
BCM ranked 17th nationally in NIH fundingNov 28, 2012
College top in Texas among the 139 medical schools for FY 2012 NIH funding.
Small molecule may provide direction in quest for male contraceptiveAug 16, 2012
BCM discovery could help pave the way for developing future male birth control drug.
Giudice named Fellow by Pew Charitable TrustJun 15, 2012
Giudice, postdoctoral associate in pathology, one of 10 young researchers from Latin American countries picked to be a part of the program.
Bedside to bench: Defining the normal human microbiome required many talentsJun 14, 2012
Learn about the physicians, scientists and physician-scientists at Baylor who gathered and analyzed data for the Human Microbiome Project.
Blood type A may predispose to some rotavirus infectionsApr 13, 2012
Your blood type may determine whether you become infected with some strains of rotavirus, a gut pathogen.
Missing link between genes, environment may be a sugarApr 5, 2012
Learning how sugar affects cell division could give new clues about possible treatment for diabetes, cancer.
Ovarian cancer arises in fallopian tube of knockout miceFeb 13, 2012
BCM study opens new door to understand molecular origins of 'ovarian' cancer in fallopian tubes.