Three companies meet the ‘Vision for Mars’ Challenge with game-changing eye healthcare technologies for astronauts Mar 9, 2015 The NSBRI announced that it has selected and funded three companies to further develop unique technologies that address visual problems in space as well as on Earth.
New function for gene ABAT provides explanation for mitochondrial dysfunction disorder Mar 4, 2015 What began as a clinical mystery ended up connecting the metabolism of an important neurotransmitter with the metabolism of nucleosides, as well as maintenance of the mitochondrial genome in a single gene called ABAT.
Refrigerator magnet colors are the new black: Fresh clues to understanding synesthesia Mar 4, 2015 Magnetic alphabet letters offer clue to researchers in the role the environment plays in synesthesia – a condition in which the senses are blended.
Genetics at the heart of cardiovascular health Feb 26, 2015 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are looking at a new approach based on novel genetic studies when it comes to treating and preventing heart attacks and strokes for those who are not helped by statins alone.
Interaction of estrogen receptor and coactivators seen for first time Feb 26, 2015 Study uses electron cryo-microscope and advanced computational analysis to help visualize 3-D image of how the estrogen receptor works.
Appropriate use of aspirin for heart health evaluated Feb 23, 2015 Baylor review finds that 1 in 10 patients were receiving inappropriate aspirin therapy for cardiovascular disease prevention.
Baylor reports mapping of human epigenomes at the final stage of the NIH Roadmap Epigenomics project Feb 18, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine researchers reported their role in directing the Data Analysis and Coordination Center of the project in the journals Nature and Nature Communications online today.
Marfan syndrome: Medical care, research update focus of monthly genetic series Feb 16, 2015 Experts will give an update on the latest research and best practices in medical care for Marfan syndrome Feb. 17.
Coactivator forges pathway for prostate cancer metastatic survival Feb 16, 2015 New finding could help define pathway to develop a drug against prostate cancer metastasis, according to researchers at Baylor.
Genetic factors at play in cerebral palsy Feb 12, 2015 Baylor's Human Genome Sequencing Center part of study that finds a larger than expected role of genes in the development of cerebral palsy.