Research News

Novel mouse model more closely resembles human liver Today
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, researchYesterday
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 BaylorJun 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 abstractsMay 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 medicineMay 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 awardsMay 15, 2017
The recipients of the 2017 Michael E. DeBakey Award for Excellence in Research at Baylor College of Medicine have been named.
Medical mystery solved in record timeApr 17, 2017
In a study published today, a team of researchers reports solving a medical mystery of the genetic cause of intellectual disability in four male patient in a day’s work.
Study shows parallels among emergency care facility optionsMar 31, 2017
A recent study examines the utilization, price per visit and types of care delivered by freestanding emergency departments (EDs), hospital-based emergency departments and urgent care centers.