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Chipping away at the cause behind rare tumorsJun 4, 2014
Baylor researchers part of study that finds uncovered the underlying mutations in intracranial germ cell tumors, which could lead to new therapeutic targets.
Volunteers needed for video game studyMay 22, 2014
Children between the ages of 10 and 12 years are needed for a six-month study involving health-related video games.
Landmark study reveals first genetic snapshots of unique placental microbiomeMay 21, 2014
Baylor study finds placenta harbors unique, low abundant microbiome.
Zoghbi receives honorary degree from Yale UniversityMay 20, 2014
Baylor's Dr. Huda Zoghbi was the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Medical Sciences degree at Yale University’s 2014 commencement ceremony.
Researchers find maternal nutrition before pregnancy leaves permanent marks on child’s genome Apr 29, 2014
Study finds mothers’ nutrition around time of conception causes epigenetic changes that permanently and systemically impact their children.
Chevron, Baylor –Texas Children’s team up to improve health disparities in ColombiaApr 9, 2014
Chevron, Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine have teamed up to improve health outcomes in La Guajira, Colombia.
Baylor College of Medicine’s pediatric residency program at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio receives accreditationMar 28, 2014
Ten pediatric residents will be accepted into the program in the first year, which will begin rotations in July 2015 at the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio.
Scientists, parents join forces to identify new genetic disease in childrenMar 21, 2014
The discovery was unusually fast thanks to a combination of modern gene-sequencing techniques, social media and old-fashioned detective work.
Research on rare blood disorder leads to diagnostic test, potential new therapiesMar 20, 2014
A recent study by researchers, including those from Baylor and the Histiocytosis Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center, has uncovered important advances in the understanding of a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.
Study profiles parents’ attitudes on genomic studies, data sharing and privacyMar 11, 2014
Baylor researchers find parents are more concerned about the future risk to their child, when considering enrollment in genetic studies.