Research News

Researchers to study liquid biopsy test for cancerOct 15, 2019
Researchers at Baylor Genetics and Miraca Research Institute are working to develop a minimally invasive tool that could diagnose cancer with a blood test.
Patient Priorities Care provides easier care for older adultsOct 7, 2019
Patient Priorities Care is a demonstration program that provides a new approach to care for older adults with multiple chronic conditions by focusing on their health goals and values.
Susan G. Komen® honors Dr. Matthew Ellis with Brinker AwardOct 3, 2019
Dr. Matthew Ellis has been awarded the Susan G. Komen® Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Clinical Research.
Study reveals new pathway, potential treatment for neurological disordersOct 1, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine researchers have revealed how dysfunction in a key quality control mechanism leads to neurological dysfunction.
Wireless pain management device may be opioid alternativeOct 1, 2019
A team of researchers will develop a wireless device that could be used as an alternative to opioids.
Dr. Mary Dickinson named Dean of ResearchSep 24, 2019
Dr. Mary Dickinson has begun her new role as vice president and dean of research at Baylor College of Medicine. Dickinson served as associate dean of research for the past two years.
Evenings with Genetics spotlights osteogenesis imperfectaSep 10, 2019
On Tuesday, Sept. 17, Evenings with Genetics will highlight the current research and resources available to those living with osteogenesis imperfecta.
Grant to fund research on future of human genome editingAug 29, 2019
A NIH grant will allow a research team from Baylor College of Medicine and Arizona State University to evaluate how to responsibly govern human genome editing and technologies in the future.
Cell roles in immunotherapy-resistant breast cancer profiledAug 26, 2019
To better understand the specific roles different immune cell types play, a multi-institutional team profiled the immune cell composition of multiple murine models and clinical datasets of triple negative breast cancers.
Study identifies human errors associated with surgical errorsJul 31, 2019
In an effort to identify surgical errors that could be prevented, researchers conducted an analysis of surgeries that resulted in adverse events over a six-month period.