Origins of cancer subgroup identified Jan 28, 2016 A team of researchers have developed a method to find the origins of common childhood brain cancer.
Tropical medicine expert identifies two-pronged strategy to tackle spread of Zika virus Jan 28, 2016 Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine has identified two important steps to take to prevent the Zika virus from spreading through the Americas.
Broad genetic testing for childhood cancer patients can pinpoint cancer causes and identify potential treatments Jan 28, 2016 Whole exome tumor and blood sequencing in pediatric cancer patients revealed mutations that could help explain the cause of cancer or have the potential to impact clinical cancer care.
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center joins nation’s cancer centers in endorsement of HPV vaccination for cancer prevention Jan 27, 2016 The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine has joined the National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers in issuing a statement urging for increased HPV vaccination to prevent cancer.
Researchers find improved outcomes in premature infants who are fed an exclusive human milk based diet Jan 22, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine researchers find premature infants weighing less than 1,250 grams at birth showed improved overall outcomes after the implementation of the human milk-based diet.
Neuroblastoma research at Baylor receives funding through support of Today show viewers Dec 18, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine pediatric oncologist Dr. Andras Heczey has received a grant from the American Cancer Society funded by viewers of the Today Show through its Shine a Light campaign.
Study finds genes associated with bleeding disorder caused by low platelets Dec 7, 2015 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have found genes associated with an autoimmune bleeding disorder called chronic immune thrombocytopenia, or ITP.
Immunology team receives prestigious Lee Howley Sr. Prize for arthritis research Nov 23, 2015 Baylor immunology team awarded the 2015 Lee Howley Sr. Prize that recognizes team science in action that will lead to a faster cure for arthritis and related diseases.
Researchers discover genetic cause of second-most common kidney cancer in children Nov 19, 2015 Researchers have uncovered a genetic mutation associated with clear cell sarcoma of the kidney that has opened a new path of research and could point the way toward a new diagnostic test for the disease.
Epigenetic conservation makes mouse a valid model for brain studies Nov 16, 2015 The brains of mice and humans are nearly 90 percent similar, opening the door to studying mice as models for human neurologic disease, said a group of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine.