Mother's diet before pregnancy may affect child’s lifelong risk of cancer Jun 11, 2015 Study finds mother’s diet around the time of conception can change the function of certain genes in her child, including the gene associated with cancer risk.
Donated laptops helps HIV-positive teens in Africa transition to adulthood Jun 1, 2015 Pilot program pairs HIV-positive African teens with donated laptops to help with transition to adulthood.
Study links tumor recurrence to growth factor commonly used in high-risk neuroblastoma treatment May 12, 2015 Baylor researchers find a human growth factor that expands white blood cells in response to infection also acts on neuroblastoma cancer stem cells that are thought responsible for disease relapse.
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital tackle Swaziland’s high TB rates May 11, 2015 Global health experts from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital hope to make a meaningful difference in the fight against tuberculosis with the recent opening of a new, state-of-the-art facility.
Neural stem cells massively turn into astrocytes in a model of epilepsy May 7, 2015 Researchers at Baylor and Achucarro Basque Center for Neuroscience in Spain are closer to unlocking the mystery of what precisely leads to epilepsy.
Genetic disorders of the immune system focus of monthly genetic series May 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, arthritis Apr 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 children Mar 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.