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Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute
Research has shown that a mutation in the ATAXIN-1 gene leads to accumulation of Ataxin-1 (ATXN1) protein in brain cells and is the root cause of a…
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Researchers examine breast tissue removed during a lumpectomy using the OTIS ImgAssist technology.
The vast majority of breast cancer patients will undergo surgery as part of their treatment, and most of those patients will choose a lumpectomy to…
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Baylor College of Medicine’s Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit is one of approximately 90 sites selected to participate in the Phase 3 clinical…
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Cell and Gene Therapy Components
CAR-T cell therapy, which attacks cancer cells using a person’s reprogrammed immune cells, has been used to treat Hodgkin lymphoma with remarkable…
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Dr. Martin Matzuk
Dr. Martin Matzuk has been named chair of the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine. He has been serving as interim…
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With more than 33.5 million people worldwide being affected by atrial fibrillation, researchers are focused on trying to uncover exactly what causes…
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An international team of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine and Houston Methodist has discovered a strategy that can potentially address a…
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Drs. Hegde and Joseph
In a clinical trial evaluating a novel immunotherapy option for cancer treatment, a child with rhabdomyosarcoma, a form of muscle cancer, that had…
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An illustration of a DNA double helix.
The androgen receptor is the primary driver of the initiation and growth of prostate cancer, the second-leading cause of death in men. Looking to…
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Research has shown that the tumor microenvironment (TME) can help cancers grow and evade the immune response. The TME has even been shown to inhibit…
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Pictured here is a model of the enzymatic pocket of thrombin (gray background surface) with the bound inhibitor molecule (cyan stick structure).
Scientists at Baylor College of Medicine have devised a chemical approach for discovering new enzyme-binding compounds that could be developed into…
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A partial cross-cut model of human lungs.
A study led by Dr. Ivan Rosas at Baylor College of Medicine and Dr. Naftali Kaminski from Yale School of Medicine develops the largest single-cell…
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An illustration of a DNA double helix.
There are about 75 different types of cells in the human brain. Although different cell types from the same organism carry the same DNA, they look…
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On May 30, 2020, NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken successfully blasted off to the International Space Station, onboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragon. High caliber scientists, physicians, and biomedical engineers are needed to bring forward necessary health innovations for deep space exploration.
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine has awarded postdoctoral fellowships to five outstanding…
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Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute
Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao, assistant professor of pediatric - neurology, molecular and human genetics, and neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine and…
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Artists rendition of a nerve cell
Batten disease is a family of 13 rare, genetically distinct conditions. Collectively, they are the most prevalent cause of neurodegenerative disease…
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