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Historically, knowledge of baseline genetic data for African populations has been sparse. To remedy this, the Human Heredity and Health in Africa (…
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Illustration of an astronaut on Mars, as viewed through the window of a spacecraft. NASA hopes to return astronauts to the Moon and test technology there that will be useful for sending the first astronauts to Mars.
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine is soliciting proposals from postdoctoral researchers…
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Throughout the pandemic, healthcare workers have seen more than just the lungs affected by COVID-19. Doctors have reported neurological complications…
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NASA Astronauts on Mars
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking research proposals with emerging scientific…
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Researchers at Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine have developed a new method to isolate specific cells, and in the process found a more…
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Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting participants for a study to determine the prevalence of COVID-19 in the Houston area. The study is part of a…
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Two independent mechanisms are involved in tuberous sclerosis
Researchers have genetically modified human NKT cells with a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) that enables them to specifically recognize and attack…
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Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Susan Rosenberg has been awarded the National Institutes of Health Director’s Pioneer Award, her second time winning…
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Diabetes mellitus is the most common metabolic disease affecting hundreds of millions around the world. Although patients are typically classified as…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have received a two-year, $700,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control…
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Locust swarm
Locusts have a reputation of biblical proportions – when swarming they have been known to consume entire crops and devour grass for livestock. In…
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Insect populations are consistently declining around the world and intense use of insecticides is suspected to play a role. This week, a study…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, in partnership with the Houston Health Department and Rice University, have determined that testing the…
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NASA Astronaut Suni Williams, fully suited in SpaceX’s spacesuit, interfaces with the display inside a mock-up of the Crew Dragon spacecraft in Hawthorne, California, during a testing exercise on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine selected three innovative companies with new approaches…
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Dr. Huda Zoghbi, director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute…
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Researchers around the world are a step closer to a better understanding of the intricacies of COVID-19 thanks to two new web resources developed by…
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