Research News

Baylor, Genialis team up for next generation sequencingOct 10, 2017
To further support scientists working with next generation sequencing data, Baylor College of Medicine is pleased to announce a licensing agreement with Genialis, Inc.
Business decisions drive emergency department locationsOct 2, 2017
Researchers have conducted a study to better understand the factors that determine the location decisions of freestanding EDs. 
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.