Research News

Protein AKAP8 suppresses breast cancer metastasisYesterday
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.
Research institute launches space radiation initiative Jan 8, 2020
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health is launching a new funding initiative supporting research advances in the study of space radiation and seeking countermeasures to be used in deep space exploration.
Bile acids help norovirus sneak into cellsDec 31, 2019
A new study reveals that human noroviruses infect cells of the small intestine by piggybacking on a normal cellular process that cells use to acquire materials from their environment.
Scientists find new use for popular heartburn drugNov 7, 2019
A team of scientists from Baylor College of Medicine found that proton pump inhibitors could be used as a potential therapy for radiation-induced complications.
Zooming into cilia sheds light on blinding diseasesNov 5, 2019
A new study published today reveals an unprecedented close-up view of cilia linked to blindness.
Deep neural networks uncover what brains likes to seeNov 4, 2019
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Tübingen in Germany have developed a novel computational approach to accelerate finding these optimal brain stimuli.
Studies aim to safeguard health in deep spaceOct 31, 2019
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health at Baylor College of Medicine has selected six new biomedical research projects for space applications to receive two years of funding.
Research collaboration focuses on CDKL5 Deficiency DisorderOct 30, 2019
The Loulou Foundation, Baylor College of Medicine and the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital have launched a research collaboration focused on CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder.