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.
Research provides new understanding of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease and opens path to treatment Oct 25, 2016 A team of scientists has discovered a driver in the development of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and related diseases.
Mouse Gata2 gene can affect female fertility and uterine susceptibility to cancer Oct 25, 2016 Understanding what affects the uterus’ ability to prepare for pregnancy might someday help prevent or treat female infertility and cancer.
International team discovers deficiency of RASGRP1 gene causes newly discovered human immunodeficiency Oct 24, 2016 A team of scientists has discovered the genetic cause and biological mechanisms linked to a new human immunodeficiency.
Identification of new subtypes of lung cancer can lead to personalized therapies with better outcomes Oct 24, 2016 Researchers broke down lung cancers into distinct subtypes, each with its own molecular profile and potentially different response to therapy.
International team discovers novel Alzheimer’s disease risk gene among Icelanders Oct 20, 2016 A team of scientists have identified a novel genetic risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Statewide research program in Texas expected to advance understanding of causes of childhood cancer Oct 19, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer Center will lead a statewide effort to understand the causes of childhood cancer.