St. Baldrick’s awards eight faculty with cancer research grants Jul 27, 2017 The St. Baldrick’s Foundation has announced its 2017 summer grant recipients, including eight from Baylor College of Medicine.
Substance addiction changes mother’s response to infant Jul 26, 2017 Researchers found that a mother’s brain response to her own infant is modified in the presence of substance addiction.
Expert gives tips on how to prevent summer brain drain Jul 6, 2017 Summer is a time when most students are able to relax and have fun away from the classroom, but it also can be a time when important lessons learned during the year are forgotten.
Genomic sequencing may benefit parents of cancer patients Jun 26, 2017 Researchers report that genomic sequencing information may be more valuable for families of pediatric cancer patients than has previously been recognized.
Patient-inspired research uncovers new link to rare disorder Jun 22, 2017 Meeting a young patient with Zellweger syndrome, a rare, life-threatening genetic disease, started a scientific investigation that culminated with an unexpected discovery.
Grant funds continued research for river blindness vaccine Jun 21, 2017 The grant will support the continuation of the international initiative TOVA – The Onchocerciasis Vaccine for Africa – which was established in 2015 and is comprised of 13 world-renowned scientists and research centers.
Researchers to study neurological effects of Zika in children Jun 19, 2017 The Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit (VTEU) at Baylor College of Medicine has received funding to conduct an observational study on the neurologic and neurodevelopmental effects of Zika virus among children who are infected in early childhood.
Study: traditional treatment better for iron-deficiency anemia Jun 13, 2017 A team of researchers determined that the traditional treatment can more effectively treat iron-deficiency anemia in young children.
Follistatin is a key player in embryo implantation Jun 2, 2017 Looking to improve the success rate of assisted reproductive technologies, researchers investigated the mechanism involved in successful embryo implantation.
Mice will help reveal roles of human brown fat Jun 2, 2017 Discovery opens the door to research that might lead to new ways of using brown fat to treat metabolic conditions such as obesity and type 2 diabetes in the future.