Research News

Visual pigment rhodopsin forms two-molecule complexes in vivoYesterday
Researchers have determined the most likely configuration of rhodopsin in a living organism, a discovery which may help develop future therapies a degenerative eye disease.
Baylor Genetics rebrand makes debut with simplified name, targeted messageJul 22, 2016
Baylor Miraca Genetics Laboratories, a joint venture of Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Holdings, Inc., has rebranded as Baylor Genetics.
NASA, Baylor team up to discover new ways to protect astronautsJul 21, 2016
A grant for as much as $246 million will help develop the NASA Transitional Research Institute, which is focused on long-duration space flight missions.
T cells that target two tumor surface molecules mitigate tumor escape in mouse model of glioblastomaJul 18, 2016
Researchers show a new strategy, based on targeting specific surface molecules, that eliminates most of the cancer cells in a mouse model of glioblastoma.
Study identifies a new rare genetic syndrome associated with severe infections and lung disease in infantsJul 18, 2016
Researchers identified a new rare genetic condition which provides an explanation for a type of lung disease in infants.
Pitkow honored with CAREER award from the National Science FoundationJul 15, 2016
Dr. Xaq Pitkow, McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine, will have his research career supported over the next five years thanks to an award from the National Science Foundation.
Baylor researchers advance rat model to enhance understanding of Rett syndromeJul 15, 2016
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have developed a novel rat model to better understand what causes patients with RTT to lose behavioral, cognitive and physical abilities.
Primate brain development can help explain human developmental disordersJul 13, 2016
Baylor scientists helped associate observed changes in gene expression during development with significant human disease characteristics.
Making the case for at-home dialysisJul 13, 2016
Dr. Kevin F. Erickson discusses physician reimbursement reform and its effect on patient recommendations for in-center dialysis as opposed to at-home dialysis.
Telomere length a strong indicator of blood count recovery in treatment of childhood Acute Myeloid LeukemiaJun 30, 2016
Researchers discovered a way to predict which children are at highest risk for delayed recovery following intensive chemotherapy courses to treat Acute Myeloid Leukemia.