Genome of Sézary syndrome points to potential treatment targets Nov 10, 2015 A genomic analysis of 37 patients with Sézary syndrome, a rare cancer, reveals mutations in genes that affect T-cell signaling and those that interfere with cell cycle checkpoints that govern cell division.
Estrogen receptor β helps endometrial tissue escape the immune system and cause disease Nov 5, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine researchers find endometriosis thrives because of altered cellular signaling that is mediated by estrogen.
Analysis of genetic neurologic diseases identify genes that affect brain structure, function Nov 4, 2015 International study led by Baylor evaluates the genetics behind brain disorders and malformations to offer insight into what is important in the development and function of the human brain.
New ways to find misdiagnosis of abdominal pain in emergency departments Nov 4, 2015 Baylor researchers create an electronic trigger to help identify diagnostic errors associated with abdominal pain.
BRAIN Initiative supports Baylor researchers Nov 3, 2015 Baylor scientists and their collaborators have been awarded $3.7 million from the BRAIN Initiative to study what happens in the brain as we interact with the world around us.
Newest McNair Scholar named at Baylor College of Medicine Nov 2, 2015 Dr. François St-Pierre, a quantitative neuroscientist and neuroengineer, has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
C-section delivery does not decrease at-birth fracture rates in infants with rare bone disease Oct 22, 2015 Cesarean delivery was not associated with decrease in the at-birth fracture rates in infants with osteogenesis imperfecta, a rare bone disorder, said a consortium of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine.
Dr. Matthew Anderson receives funding to advance ovarian cancer research Oct 22, 2015 The KK125 Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation has awarded Dr. Matthew Anderson, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Baylor College of Medicine, a $50,000 grant to look at new ways to prevent and detect ovarian cancer earlier.
Team at Baylor College of Medicine successfully performs surgery on a human genome, changing how it is folded inside the cell nu Oct 21, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine researchers lead team in the first successful genome surgery, changing how the genome is folded inside the nucleus.
Deep brain stimulation overcomes cognitive deficits in Rett mice Oct 14, 2015 Baylor researchers find deep brain stimulation – usually used to treat movement disorders – overcomes the learning and memory deficits in mice whose symptoms mimic those of Rett syndrome.