Research News

Rally for Research Grant to fund osteosarcoma researchSep 28, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine has received a Rally for Research Grant from the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research to support Dr. Tsz-Kwong (Chris) Man and his research in targeting methylome in chemo-resistant osteosarcoma. 
Baylor joins esteemed Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials NetworkSep 27, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine has been selected as a site for the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network, joining an elite group of top clinical sites conducting seminal work in the field of cardiac surgery. 
NCI renews lymphoma immunotherapy research grantSep 26, 2017
The Center for Cell and Gene Therapy has received an $11.5 million, five-year renewal grant from the National Cancer Institute to continue advancing translational lymphoma research.
High rate of duplicate ER visits for uninsured patients foundSep 25, 2017
When an uninsured patient visits an emergency department they often will visit a second ED to receive the follow-up care they need, resulting in duplicate visits for the same injury.
Grant funds chemotherapy-free breast cancer therapy researchSep 21, 2017
A new grant to Baylor College of Medicine from the Department of Defense advances effort to develop effective treatments for HER2-positive breast cancers without chemotherapy.
Hookworms, poverty, poor sanitation linked in rural AlabamaSep 6, 2017
Problems with poor sanitation linked to extreme poverty also have resulted in a recurrence or persistence of hookworm infection in rural areas of Alabama
Research reveals how estrogen regulates gene expressionAug 24, 2017
A team of researchers shows how effective regulation of gene expression is enacted through the estrogen hormone.
Test reveals possible treatments for disorders involving MeCP2Aug 23, 2017
A team of researchers has developed a strategy that allows them to identify potential treatments that would restore altered levels of MeCP2.
Baylor recruiting volunteers for chikungunya vaccine trialAug 23, 2017
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are recruiting volunteers for a vaccine trial to test the safety and immune responses to a vaccine against chikungunya virus.
Low vaccination rates in U.S. have economic, public health impact Jul 24, 2017
Examining case examples, researchers find even a small decline in vaccination rates across the United States could have significant public health and economic consequences.