Research News

Molecular roadmap boosts fight against endometrial cancerFeb 13, 2020
A study reveals an unprecedented look at the dozens of molecular steps that occur to bring about endometrial cancer, commonly known as uterine cancer. 
Lights Out Cancer event raises nearly $1.1 million for researchFeb 11, 2020
Baylor College of Medicine’s Lights Out Cancer event raised nearly $1.1 million to support cancer research at Baylor’s Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Evenings with Genetics spotlights Turner SyndromeFeb 5, 2020
On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Evenings with Genetics will discuss the genetics and state-of-the art heart care for children with Turner Syndrome.
Cardiovascular disease risk factor targeted for new treatmentFeb 5, 2020
Baylor College of Medicine researchers are beginning trials to test two new drugs that directly target Lp(a) levels.
Researchers work to prevent kidney failure after surgery Jan 30, 2020
Scientists have improved their understanding of kidney failure for patients that possess high levels of suPAR protein (soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor).
Baylor recruiting participants for cervical cancer clinical trialJan 29, 2020
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are recruiting volunteers for a clinical trial to test an oral targeted therapy for patients with metastatic cervical cancer.
Micro-scaled method holds promise for cancer diagnosisJan 27, 2020
Using a using a single-needle biopsy and new technology for tumor diagnosis, researchers have been able to provide a more detailed and wider window into cancer biology and tumor type.
Protein AKAP8 suppresses breast cancer metastasisJan 24, 2020
A protein naturally produced in the body has been found to suppress breast cancer metastasis in animal models of human tumors.
Clinical trial recruiting for OCD investigational medicationJan 22, 2020
Researchers at the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine are conducting a clinical trial of an investigational medication for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), compared to a placebo.
Unanticipated response to estrogen at the single cell levelJan 15, 2020
A team of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine found that individual mammalian cells in a population fail to respond synchronously to estrogen stimulation.