Low vaccination rates in U.S. have economic, public health impact Jul 24, 2017 Examining case examples, researchers find even a small decline in vaccination rates across the United States could have significant public health and economic consequences.
Study looks at lowering untreatable heart attack risk factor Jun 29, 2017 Dr. Christi Ballantyne explains a study that evaluates a possible treatment to reduce the strongest inherited risk factor for heart attack and stroke.
Novel mouse model more closely resembles human liver Jun 28, 2017 Researchers have developed a new mouse model with human cells which show more accurate results as to how a human might metabolize a drug.
Baylor named site for NCI proteogenomics analysis, research Jun 27, 2017 The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center was named the only Proteogenomic Translational Research Center site in the South.
Patient-inspired research uncovers new link to rare disorder Jun 22, 2017 Meeting a young patient with Zellweger syndrome, a rare, life-threatening genetic disease, started a scientific investigation that culminated with an unexpected discovery.
Grant funds continued research for river blindness vaccine Jun 21, 2017 The grant will support the continuation of the international initiative TOVA – The Onchocerciasis Vaccine for Africa – which was established in 2015 and is comprised of 13 world-renowned scientists and research centers.
Chikungunya vaccine trial underway at Baylor Jun 5, 2017 The National Institutes of Health-funded Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit at Baylor will be one of the sites for a clinical trial testing the safety and immune responses to a vaccine against chikungunya virus.
Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference seeks abstracts May 22, 2017 The Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference is currently seeking abstracts for consideration at the annual conference on Oct. 12 – 13, 2017 at Baylor College of Medicine.
Cancer study assesses targets for personalized medicine May 18, 2017 A study confirmed previously known cancer molecular changes and discovered others that had not been typically linked to cancer before.
Baylor faculty honored with DeBakey awards May 15, 2017 The recipients of the 2017 Michael E. DeBakey Award for Excellence in Research at Baylor College of Medicine have been named.