Dr. María Elena Bottazzi honored for work on Chagas vaccine Jun 5, 2018 The Latin American nonprofit Fundación Carlos Slim has awarded Dr. María Elena Bottazzi the 2018 Research Trajectory Slim Health Award for her 20-year work developing vaccines for parasitic diseases.
Research links Tau aggregates, cell death in Alzheimer’s Jun 5, 2018 New evidence suggests a mechanism by which progressive accumulation of Tau protein in brain cells may lead to Alzheimer’s disease.
Funding available for space health postdoctoral fellowships May 30, 2018 The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) funds groundbreaking research and development that can reduce the risks to the health and performance of humans on space exploration missions.
Researchers awarded multiple Department of Defense grants in next frontier of breast cancer genomics May 24, 2018 The Department of Defense has awarded researchers at Baylor College of Medicine multiple grants to help better understand breast cancer genomics.
Baylor to participate in NIH trial for universal flu vaccine May 7, 2018 A Phase 2 trial of an investigational universal influenza vaccine intended to protect against multiple strains of the virus is being conducted at four U.S. sites, including at Baylor College of Medicine.
Xia-Gibbs Syndrome study led to new patient registry May 4, 2018 Researchers at the Human Genome Sequencing Center have established a registry to collect genetic and other clinical information from patients with Xia-Gibbs Syndrome.
NIH renews grant to advance digestive disease research May 2, 2018 A National Institutes of Health grant is a commitment to continue the impactful work being done through the Texas Medical Center Digestive Diseases Center.
Cardio disease patients sought for high triglycerides study Apr 25, 2018 The mechanisms that control triglycerides are now the target for a new clinical trial at Baylor College of Medicine looking to lower high triglyceride levels in people diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.
Study finds use of mobile app improved physician lab test ordering and diagnosis Apr 24, 2018 Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the CDC evaluated whether a mobile app could improve diagnostic and test ordering decisions of physicians.
Scientists seek to sequence genomes of all known species Apr 23, 2018 An international group of researchers, including researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, seek to sequence every known species that calls planet Earth home.