Research News

Statins combined with new treatment reduces cardio eventsNov 10, 2018
Researchers have shown that a particular treatment significantly reduced cardiovascular events, including cardiovascular death, in patients who continue to have high triglyceride levels on statin therapy.
Research team recognized for organ-on-a-chip designNov 8, 2018
To find the right cure for blood vessel diseases, researchers are working to design technology to predict the workings of vascular diseases and responses to drugs at a patient-specific level.
CPRIT award brings cancer epigenetics researcher to BaylorNov 7, 2018
Dr. Tao Wu recently joined the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine as an assistant professor through a $2 million recruitment grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).
Patients’ experiences inform misdiagnosis improvement effortNov 5, 2018
To gain insight into the patient perspective on diagnostic errors, researchers from Baylor College of Medicine conducted a study to identify factors that could contribute to diagnostic error, specifically those related to patient-physician interaction.
Researchers solve mystery surrounding form of Batten diseaseNov 5, 2018
A team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine has uncovered an unexpected mechanism that can explain a form of Batten disease called neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis 8.
Space health institute awards postdoctoral fellowshipsNov 1, 2018
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH), led by Baylor College of Medicine, has awarded postdoctoral fellowships to two outstanding early career scientists.
Fathers needed for online survey Oct 29, 2018
Researchers are looking for fathers of children between the ages of 5 to 11 years to complete an online survey.
Baylor hosts Update on Alzheimer’s Disease lectureOct 26, 2018
Experts will present the latest in research and information for patients and caregivers at the annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture Nov. 8.
Distinct stages in infant microbiome development identifiedOct 24, 2018
In the largest clinical microbiome study in infants reported to date, a team found distinct stages of development in the microbiome that were associated with early life exposures. 
Special issue of journal highlights ClinGen programOct 12, 2018
A special issue of the journal Human Mutation contains 25 papers related to the activities of the National Human Genome Research Institute-funded Clinical Genome Resource program (ClinGen) and ClinVar.