Genetic cause identified for previously unrecognized developmental disorder Dec 22, 2016 Baylor scientists are part of an international team that has identified variants of the gene EBF3, which causes a developmental disorder with features in common with autism.
Breakthrough Prize, Red Carpet Event open eyes of future scientists Dec 20, 2016 Since being honored with the prestigious Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, Dr. Huda Zoghbi has been busy answering hundreds of emails from people around the world inspired by her.
For children with autism, the holidays take planning and communication Dec 15, 2016 Keys to success during the holiday season for families of children with autism spectrum disorder are advance communication and planning.
Scientists find persistent infections in mice exhaust progenitors of all blood cells; potential treatment possible Dec 6, 2016 Mouse model reveal that long-lasting infections trigger the loss of progenitors of blood cells and suggest a strategy that may help prevent or treat this condition in the future.
Study to investigate connection between antibiotic use and autism symptoms Dec 1, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine is launching a study that will investigate why some children with autism spectrum disorder experience changes in their autism symptoms when taking antibiotics.
Scientists find gene variants causing NK cell deficiency, solving 12 year-long mystery for a family Nov 28, 2016 An international team of scientists has solved a medical mystery that has made most of the children in a family susceptible to severe viral infections for more than 40 years.
Scientists uncover mechanism that controls feeding behavior in mice Nov 9, 2016 A team of scientists has discovered a mechanism that controls feeding behavior in mice by regulating the electrical activity of a few thousand brain cells.
Mouse Gata2 gene can affect female fertility and uterine susceptibility to cancer Oct 25, 2016 Understanding what affects the uterus’ ability to prepare for pregnancy might someday help prevent or treat female infertility and cancer.
Watch what you put on your face this Halloween Oct 24, 2016 Dr. Harry Dao warns about potential side effects, including allergic reactions, of face paint during Halloween.
BIPAI expands its programs in South America with maternal-child health initiative in Argentina Oct 21, 2016 The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital is increasing its impact in South America through a new maternal and child health program in Argentina.