Patient-inspired research uncovers new link to rare disorder Jun 22, 2017 Meeting a young patient with Zellweger syndrome, a rare, life-threatening genetic disease, started a scientific investigation that culminated with an unexpected discovery.
Grant funds continued research for river blindness vaccine Jun 21, 2017 The grant will support the continuation of the international initiative TOVA – The Onchocerciasis Vaccine for Africa – which was established in 2015 and is comprised of 13 world-renowned scientists and research centers.
Chikungunya vaccine trial underway at Baylor Jun 5, 2017 The National Institutes of Health-funded Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit at Baylor will be one of the sites for a clinical trial testing the safety and immune responses to a vaccine against chikungunya virus.
Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference seeks abstracts May 22, 2017 The Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference is currently seeking abstracts for consideration at the annual conference on Oct. 12 – 13, 2017 at Baylor College of Medicine.
Cancer study assesses targets for personalized medicine May 18, 2017 A study confirmed previously known cancer molecular changes and discovered others that had not been typically linked to cancer before.
Baylor faculty honored with DeBakey awards May 15, 2017 The recipients of the 2017 Michael E. DeBakey Award for Excellence in Research at Baylor College of Medicine have been named.
Medical mystery solved in record time Apr 17, 2017 In a study published today, a team of researchers reports solving a medical mystery of the genetic cause of intellectual disability in four male patient in a day’s work.
Study shows parallels among emergency care facility options Mar 31, 2017 A recent study examines the utilization, price per visit and types of care delivered by freestanding emergency departments (EDs), hospital-based emergency departments and urgent care centers.
Landmark autism genetic study seeking participants Mar 28, 2017 Families affected by autism are invited to a special on-site registration and data collection event for the nation’s largest-ever autism research study.
Neurons deep in brain more active than once thought Mar 21, 2017 New research may signal a major shift in our understanding of how the cerebellum encodes information.