New synthetic protein captures DNA events leading to cancer, opens possibilities for improved cancer therapies Nov 18, 2016 Researchers identify opportunities for developing new drugs to neutralize molecular intermediates before they lead to cancer.
Unraveling what happens inside a tumor; new method opens opportunities to improve diagnosis and treatment Nov 17, 2016 New strategy allows researchers to identify the different types of cells in the tumor and to unveil how the interactions between cancer and normal cells may shape the fate of the tumor.
Genomic approaches can provide answers to undiagnosed primary immunodeficiency diseases Nov 15, 2016 A new approach successfully identified disease-causing gene variants in 40 percent of previously undiagnosed patients with primary immunodeficiency diseases.
Researchers develop novel system for cataloging cancer gene variants Nov 15, 2016 A standard way to catalog gene mutations in cancers aims to enhance the use of the information in research and clinical practice.
Study uncovers roles of proteins essential for mouse muscle function; potential link to myotonic dystrophy Nov 15, 2016 New study opens the door to explore the involvement of proteins in muscle disorders and to design potential treatments.
Newly discovered beetle genome helps to explain woodland destruction Nov 11, 2016 New study explains how the Asian longhorned beetle allows it to thrive on tree bark and other wooded plant material.
Researchers find prevalence of Chagas disease in South Texas Nov 10, 2016 New study finds higher rates of Chagas disease in humans, animals and kissing bugs in South Texas than expected.
Scientists uncover mechanism that controls feeding behavior in mice Nov 9, 2016 A team of scientists has discovered a mechanism that controls feeding behavior in mice by regulating the electrical activity of a few thousand brain cells.
Stiletto Strut raises $60,000 to support breast cancer research Oct 31, 2016 The 2016 Stiletto Strut event, sponsored by Neiman Marcus, raised more than $60,000 to support breast cancer research being conducted at Baylor College of Medicine’s Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center.
Evenings with Genetics seminar to focus on Huntington’s disease Oct 26, 2016 On Nov. 3, Kristen Powers and Katie Plunkett will give a personal and informative presentation about Huntington’s disease and growing up in an at-risk family.