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Genetic disorders of the immune system focus of monthly genetic seriesMay 1, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine experts will lead a free and open-to-the-public seminar on genetic disorders of the immune system on May 5 at the Children’s Museum of Houston.  
Gene mutations found to cause hereditary autoimmune-mediated lung disease, arthritisApr 20, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Human Immunobiology researchers discover genetic cause of autoimmune disorder.
Dr. Huda Zoghbi honored for distinguished achievement in developmental psychobiology Mar 27, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine pioneering scientist Dr. Huda Zoghbi is this year’s recipient of the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Developmental Psychobiology.
Experts ramp up efforts to improve TB testing in childrenMar 24, 2015
Experts from around the world, including Baylor, call for continued and increased focus on providing more accurate tuberculosis testing.
Baylor College of Medicine receives an additional $11 million in state cancer funding Feb 23, 2015
Baylor researchers receive nine new grants totaling $11.3 million in the latest round of funding awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Marfan syndrome: Medical care, research update focus of monthly genetic series Feb 16, 2015
Experts will give an update on the latest research and best practices in medical care for Marfan syndrome Feb. 17.
Protect children’s skin from unregulated term 'hypoallergenic'Feb 4, 2015
Recent study finds two chemicals often associated with allergic reactions in many over-the-counter pediatric skin care products, including some labeled “hypoallergenic.”
Vitamin E protects against liver damage in parenterally fed premature pigsJan 27, 2015
Study finds adding vitamin E to lipid emulsions used to feed premature pigs intravenously prevents liver damage.
Volunteers needed for colic studyJan 22, 2015
Volunteers wanted for a study to determine whether a probiotic can reduce the amount of crying and fussiness in infants with colic.
Study shows vaccination decreases rotavirus ratesJan 12, 2015
Study by Baylor and Texas Children’s researchers shows that a vaccine for rotavirus in infants reduces the rates of infection.