Caffeinated drinks associated with decreased risk of liver scarring Apr 14, 2015 Modest daily consumption of caffeinated drinks like coffee, tea and soda associated with less advanced liver scarring in people with hepatitis C.
Enzyme cuts path for T-cells to fight solid tumors Apr 13, 2015 T-cells specifically engineered to express enzyme heparanase have an improved ability to infiltrate the extracellular matrix surrounding solid tumors.
Depolarizing wave may trigger sudden death in epilepsy Apr 8, 2015 A slow, depolarizing electrical wave – sometimes called a “brain tsunami” – may be the hidden cause of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy, according to Baylor researchers.
MiMIC proves versatile in fruit flies Apr 2, 2015 Minos-mediated integration cassette provided the basis for building a large protein collection that allows researchers to assess expression of genes and proteins under the microscope in unfixed tissues.
Dr. Huda Zoghbi honored for distinguished achievement in developmental psychobiology Mar 27, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine pioneering scientist Dr. Huda Zoghbi is this year’s recipient of the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Prize for Distinguished Achievement in Developmental Psychobiology.
Experts ramp up efforts to improve TB testing in children Mar 24, 2015 Experts from around the world, including Baylor, call for continued and increased focus on providing more accurate tuberculosis testing.
Baylor researchers share thoughts on current findings regarding heart repair Mar 18, 2015 What can mend a broken heart? The answers are slowly revealing themselves in research labs studying what was once thought to be impossible.
Researchers seek to make mini-guts that mimic life Mar 16, 2015 A five-year, $5.1 million National Institutes of Health grant will help researchers engineer better “mini-guts” that are physiologically active.
Many paths to degeneration for neurons Mar 12, 2015 Adult neurons are touchy things. Too much protein can throw them off course, resulting in neurodegeneration.
Fusion gene provides a biological marker and clue for ovarian cancer Mar 10, 2015 Baylor researchers find a fusion gene may provide a clue and a marker for identifying a sub-group of the most common form of ovarian cancer.