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Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center to Sponsor 2014 Donate Life Transplant Games of AmericaApr 7, 2014
CHI St. Luke's Health Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center has become an official sponsor of the 2014 Donate Life Transplant Games of America that will be held in Houston in July.
Hepatitis C virus infection screening recommendationsJun 26, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine experts are supporting the latest recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding screening for hepatitis C virus infection.
'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.
Gene mutation analysis may point to imprinting in newborn lung diseaseMay 1, 2013
Kids with the disease can also have anatomical problems involving organs of the gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and genitourinary systems.
Center for Cell and Gene Therapy receives renewed NIH funding to enhance T cell therapy for cancerFeb 27, 2013
Funding will help advance T cell therapy for kids and adults with cancer, reach wider spectrum of cancers.
Blood marrow derived cells regulate appetiteFeb 26, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers among those to discover that blood marrow derived cells help regulate appetite.
West Nile Virus Q&AAug 30, 2012
BCM experts answer questions about West Nile Virus.
Nanoparticles reboot blood flow in brainAug 28, 2012
Collaboration between BCM, Rice University could help stabilize blood flow in brain, benefit emergency care workers and battlefield medics.
Study shows Berlin Heart device provides life-saving 'bridge' for young children, babiesAug 6, 2012
Study examined safety and probable of Berlin Heart® EXCOR Pediatric Ventricular Assist Device, only VAD available for babies, kids.
Lung transplant now viable option at any ageSep 10, 2010
End-stage lung disease patients see new hope as BCM expert says lung transplants viable at any age.