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Human cells used to create disease model of fully functioning lipid system in mouse modelJun 17, 2015
Researchers have now created a disease model that resembles human mechanisms and acts as a fully functioning human lipid system within a mouse to specifically study hypercholesterolemia.
Novel cell therapy from 'naïve' cells recognizes, attacks high-risk viruses for first time in cord blood transplant patientsApr 29, 2015
Virus-specific cell therapy used in cord blood transplant patients successfully prevented 3 of the most problematic post-transplant viruses affecting this group of patients – cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, and adenovirus.
Baylor researchers recognized with prestigious AAAS honorNov 24, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine scientists Drs. Margaret “Peggy” Goodell, Brendan Lee, David Nelson and Theodore Wensel have been named 2014 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
'Off-the-shelf' virus-specific T-cells fight viral infections in stem cell transplant patientsMay 14, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers find a potential treatment for patients for whom antiviral drugs are not working.
CpG methylation in embryonic stems cells turns genes onMar 21, 2013
Finding sheds light on the complex roles of DNA methylation during mammalian development.
Pancreatic injury does not evoke progenitors of insulin-producing cellFeb 27, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers among those to find that pancreatic injury does not evoke progenitors of insulin-producing cell.
New tools aid in understanding how nucleosome worksJan 16, 2013
BCM researchers provide new information to help us understand how nucleosomes work.
Feedback loop maintains basal cell populationNov 1, 2012
BCM researchers find proteins could play critical role in prostate cancer.
New BCM McNair Scholar applies stem cell technology to advance diabetes researchApr 17, 2012
Dr. Malgorzata Borowiak has been named Baylor College of Medicine's fifth McNair Scholar.
Development of the glial cell revealedApr 11, 2012
BCM researchers identify how majority of brain cells are generated from neural stem cells.