Research News

New McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine to study biophysics of cognitionToday
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.
Study shows benefits of testosterone treatment in older men with low testosteroneFeb 17, 2016
Baylor researchers part of study that shows improved sexual function, walking ability and mood after testosterone treatment in men age 65 and older.
Baylor’s Dr. Rayne Rouce earns research support through program focused on diversity in hematologyFeb 15, 2016
Dr. Rayne Rouce is a recipient of a research grant designed to support and increase the number of underrepresented minorities in the field of hematology.
Study provides consensus on association between allergies and glioma risk Feb 5, 2016
Researchers found an inverse association between allergies, asthma and eczema and a brain cancer called glioma, meaning that people who have the allergic conditions may be less likely to develop the brain cancer.
Blood sucking fated in bed bug’s genomeFeb 2, 2016
International consortium sequence the genome of the common bed bug, findings could lead to pesticide resistance.
Origins of cancer subgroup identifiedJan 28, 2016
A team of researchers have developed a method to find the origins of common childhood brain cancer.
Broad genetic testing for childhood cancer patients can pinpoint cancer causes and identify potential treatmentsJan 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.