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Baylor, Texas Children's Cancer Center research helps determine molecular causes of Langerhans cell histiocytosisSep 12, 2014
Study helps fill in some of the bigger picture of the molecular pathology that leads to LCH, points to some potential therapeutic approaches.
Gibbon genome sequence deepens understanding of primates rapid chromosomal rearrangementsSep 10, 2014
Gibbon genome sequence helps deepen understanding of human biology in a more detailed way.
Notch1 and osteoblasts play role in bone cancer initiationSep 8, 2014
Baylor study finds high levels of Notch1, a gene that helps determine cell fate, can drive cells that normally lead to bone formation to become cancerous.
Reverse genetics system could ease norovirus researchSep 8, 2014
Finding may allow scientists to manipulate viral genome.
Grants support projects with creative approaches for WIC program nutrition educationAug 29, 2014
New projects selected for grants from the USDA Center for Collaborative Research on WIC Nutrition Education Innovations.
New estrogen-based compound suppresses binge eating behavior in female miceAug 26, 2014
Baylor researchers find estrogen can strongly inhibit binge eating in mice, which was consistent with data in humans.
Study shows promise in automated reasoning, hypothesis generation over complete medical literature Aug 25, 2014
Baylor partners with IBM research experts in developing tool that could mine all public medical literature, formulate hypotheses.
Baylor College of Medicine receives additional $9.7 million in state cancer grantsAug 21, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine received $9.7 million in the newest wave of grants announced by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Sequence of rare kidney cancer reveals unique alterations involving telomeraseAug 21, 2014
International collaboration led by Baylor College of Medicine finds genetic alterations may contribute to rare form of kidney cancer.
Human milk fat improves growth in premature infantsAug 15, 2014
Research finds incorporating a cream supplement into premature infants’ diets improved their growth outcomes in the NICU.