Research News

First large-scale proteogenomic study of breast cancer provides insight into potential therapeutic targetsYesterday
Researchers completed the first large-scale “proteogenomic” study of breast cancer, linking DNA mutations to protein signaling and helping pinpoint the genes that drive cancer.
Researchers uncover marker important to effectiveness of natural killer T cellsMay 16, 2016
Researchers identified a molecular marker of NKT cells that could lead to effective cancer immunotherapy.
Breast cancer tumor-initiating cells use mTOR signaling to recruit suppressor cells to promote tumor growthMay 16, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine researchers report a new mechanism that helps cancer cells engage myeloid-derived suppressor for growth.
Baylor College of Medicine pediatric oncologist to lend expertise to national Moonshot initiativeMay 9, 2016
Dr. Will Parsons will be part of the efforts to accelerate pediatric cancer research through the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.
Preterm birth linked to lengthy traffic exposure in HoustonMay 5, 2016
Researchers have discovered a possible correlation between preterm birth and vehicle emissions.
Volunteers needed for e-cigarette and cigarette smokers’ research studyMay 3, 2016
Baylor is recruiting volunteers for a pilot study to determine the effects of smoking either electronic cigarettes or tobacco on the bacteria found within the human body.
New McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine to study biophysics of cognitionApr 29, 2016
Dr. Nuo Li is the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Study finds genes linked to happiness, depression and neuroticismApr 20, 2016
A multi-institutional team, including a researcher from Baylor College of Medicine, reports that they have found genetic variants associated with our feelings of well-being, depression and neuroticism.
Rewarding children to eat healthy can be a mistakeApr 13, 2016
Experts at the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital say rewarding children with a treat may not be effective.
Unlocking the secrets of the brain’s intelligence to develop smarter technologiesMar 10, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine leads a team of scientists who aim to reveal the computational building blocks of our brain and use them to create smarter learning machines.