Disruption of a crucial cellular machine may kill the engine of deadly cancers Sep 2, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine study finds that inhibition of the spliceosome using a new drug kills tumor cells but leaves noncancerous tissues unaffected in mouse models.
Center for Drug Discovery awarded grant from the Welch Foundation Aug 26, 2015 The DNA-encoded chemistry technology platform in the Center for Drug Discovery has been awarded a $2.8 million grant by the Welch Foundation to support discovering next-generation drugs.
Electronic trigger reduces delays in evaluation for cancer diagnosis Aug 24, 2015 Electronic triggers designed to search for key data were able to identify and reduce follow-up delays for patients being evaluated for a diagnosis of colon or prostate cancer.
Neonatal hypoglycemia may affect school-age academic outcomes Aug 24, 2015 According to our researchers, newborns with transient low blood sugar may have lower literacy and math achievement test scores in fourth grade.
Computer guided science tool advances one step further Aug 13, 2015 The Knowledge Integration Toolkit or KnIT – which previously predicted unknown protein-protein interactions – is now fully automated without need for human involvement in its function.
Super-stimulation makes SRCs cancer cell killers Aug 10, 2015 Too much of a bad thing could have a positive effect – especially when there is too much of a master cell regulator and a small molecule that can make it a cancer fighter, said Baylor College of Medicine researchers.
Zoghbi receives seven-year Javits award to advance ataxia research Jul 31, 2015 Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi has been awarded a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
Baylor’s Dan L Duncan Cancer Center receives highest National Cancer Institute designation – Comprehensive status Jul 30, 2015 The National Cancer Institute has awarded the Dan L Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine the prestigious designation of a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Too much – not mutated – N-Ras promotes aggressive breast cancer Jul 10, 2015 Traditionally, the gene N-Ras has been defined as a cancer causer only when it is mutated, but researchers say that is not the case when N-Ras is found in a particularly aggressive form of the disease called basal-like breast cancer.
Baylor College of Medicine, National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation collaborate to find cures Jul 8, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine has teamed up with the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation to advance research into understanding, treating and curing urea cycle disorders.