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Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Holdings finalize joint venture on clinical genetic testingFeb 2, 2015
Join venture between Baylor College of Medicine and Miraca Holdings Inc. finalized for clinical genetics diagnostic laboratories.
Grant allows development of 'freeze-frame' proteins to study DNAJan 30, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Susan Rosenberg and colleagues awarded three-year $2 million grant from W.M. Keck Foundation.
Vitamin E protects against liver damage in parenterally fed premature pigsJan 27, 2015
Study finds adding vitamin E to lipid emulsions used to feed premature pigs intravenously prevents liver damage.
Evolution of marine mammals to water life converges in some genesJan 26, 2015
Baylor researchers contribute to study examining genomes of four marine mammals compared to their closest land kin to examine genetic evidence for convergent evolution.
Volunteers needed for colic studyJan 22, 2015
Volunteers wanted for a study to determine whether a probiotic can reduce the amount of crying and fussiness in infants with colic.
Baylor scientists identify a novel precursor to neurodegenerationJan 15, 2015
Researchers connect the presence of lipid droplet accumulation in the glia of specific mutants as a harbinger of neurodegeneration.
Better outcomes for treating deadly heart-related illnessJan 15, 2015
Baylor researchers contribute to a study that finds novel drugs provide better outcomes for non-valvular atrial fibrillation patients.
Study shows vaccination decreases rotavirus ratesJan 12, 2015
Study by Baylor and Texas Children’s researchers shows that a vaccine for rotavirus in infants reduces the rates of infection.
A “null” gene and one that is just a little inactive are the recipe for scoliosisJan 8, 2015
Research led by Baylor finds "null" gene and one that is just a little inactive results in a child born with a curved spine – congenital scoliosis.
Scientists map human loop-ome, revealing new form of genetic regulationDec 11, 2014
Researchers uncover “folding code” that turns genes and chromosomes on and off.