Sample size key to multisensory integration study accuracy Sep 24, 2018 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have determined that sample size (the number of individuals examined for a study) is the most important factor determining the accuracy of the study results.
Study examines predictors of dialysis facility experiences Sep 10, 2018 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine examined associations between dialysis facility performance with patient experience measures and patient, facility and geographic characteristics.
Harvey health hazard study open to more participants Aug 22, 2018 Researchers have been awarded three grants to continue working to identify what dangers might have been in the flood waters, and new participants are needed as well as those who have already taken part in the study.
Baylor leads collaborative effort to recruit surgeon-scientists Aug 21, 2018 A collaborative effort has culminated in the T32 Research Training Program in Cardiovascular Surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.
Environmental health study looks at epigenome, evolution Aug 20, 2018 Baylor’s Center for Precision Environmental Health receives $1.58 million grant from the John S. Templeton Foundation to study a new role of the epigenome in evolution.
Researchers test potential anti-suicidal effects of drug Aug 13, 2018 Baylor College of Medicine is collaborating with VistaGen Therapeutics, Inc. on a study of the anti-suicidal effects of a new VistaGen drug candidate in healthy veteran volunteers.
Scientists turn unexpected results into research tool Aug 10, 2018 Puzzled by their experimental results, a team of scientists investigated why a research tool that was expected to suppress neuronal activity actually was stimulating it.
Estrogen receptor events linked to breast cancer metastasis Aug 7, 2018 Researchers identify estrogen receptor alpha gene (ESR1) translocation events that drive not only therapeutic resistance, but also trigger ER+ breast cancer cells to metastasize.
New gene therapy treatment for osteoarthritis Jul 31, 2018 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a potential strategy for treating osteoarthritis from both a symptomatic and disease-modifying perspective by using gene therapy to inhibit the interleukin-1 pathway.
Sugar delays neurodegeneration caused by enzyme deficiency Jun 20, 2018 A new therapeutic approach may one day delay neurodegeneration typical of a disease called mucopolysaccharidoses IIIB (MPS IIIB).