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Disease gene finding solves international medical mysteryJan 23, 2014
Combined, international effort helps Baylor doctors identify woman's illness.
Lessons learned in Alzheimer's drug trial move research forwardJan 22, 2014
Results of Baylor study could help move the field of Alzheimer's drug research forward with more targeted studies.
Molecular understanding of atrial fibrillation progression may enable earlier treatmentJan 13, 2014
An international team of researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine think atrial fibrillation occurs at the molecular level.
Space Station not your average ant farmJan 9, 2014
Project for elementary and secondary school students to see how ants behave in microgravity launches.
Grants support projects with creative approaches for WIC program nutrition educationJan 9, 2014
Two projects at the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital will be funded for up to two years.
Myotonic dystrophy disrupts normal control of gene expression in the heartJan 9, 2014
Baylor research finds heart problems in myotonic dystrophy stem from disruption of a network that controls bits of genetic material (microRNAs) that fine-tune protein expression.
Breast cell survival factor increases breast cancer risk after late pregnancyDec 31, 2013
The mystery of why the risk of breast cancer goes up in women whose first pregnancies occur after the age of 35 may boil down to a single factor. according to Baylor researchers.
Can risks that accompany twin pregnancies be solved two monkeys at a time?Dec 30, 2013
Baylor researchers find genetic changes helped common marmosets successfully bear twins, other multiple births.
Genomic trio data provides new autism gene candidateDec 20, 2013
Baylor researchers help identify variants in ABCA7 gene that might be associated with autism– one of many such so-called autism genes.
Activated “killer” T-cells effective against resistant lymphomaDec 16, 2013
Lab technique helps cells regain ability to attack tumor, according to new research from Baylor College of Medicine.