Research News

Volunteers needed for Alzheimer’s researchDec 11, 2018
Researchers are seeking clinical trial volunteers for new Alzheimer’s disease prevention and treatment studies.
FDA recognizes database of clinically relevant genetic variantsDec 5, 2018
The database created by the Clinical Genome Resource program (ClinGen) has been recognized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
DPYSL3 an outlier gene in triple-negative breast cancerNov 26, 2018
Researchers have developed an entirely new therapeutic hypothesis on how to treat an aggressive form of triple-negative breast cancer.
Parents, researchers work to find cause of neonatal epilepsyNov 19, 2018
A shared goal to raise awareness and develop better treatments for neonatal-onset epilepsy has brought Baylor College of Medicine researchers together with three U.S. families.
Repurposing FDA-approved drugs to fight breast cancerNov 16, 2018
A team of researchers shows Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved compounds can stop cancer growth and can potentially lead to the discovery of drugs in a way that is quicker and less expensive than traditional drug development strategies.
Researchers seek new approach for youth with autism, anxietyNov 15, 2018
Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine are working on developing a flexible, parent-led cognitive-behavioral intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder and anxiety.
Statins combined with new treatment reduces cardio eventsNov 10, 2018
Researchers have shown that a particular treatment significantly reduced cardiovascular events, including cardiovascular death, in patients who continue to have high triglyceride levels on statin therapy.
Research team recognized for organ-on-a-chip designNov 8, 2018
To find the right cure for blood vessel diseases, researchers are working to design technology to predict the workings of vascular diseases and responses to drugs at a patient-specific level.
CPRIT award brings cancer epigenetics researcher to BaylorNov 7, 2018
Dr. Tao Wu recently joined the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine as an assistant professor through a $2 million recruitment grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).
Patients’ experiences inform misdiagnosis improvement effortNov 5, 2018
To gain insight into the patient perspective on diagnostic errors, researchers from Baylor College of Medicine conducted a study to identify factors that could contribute to diagnostic error, specifically those related to patient-physician interaction.