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Research News

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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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The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) will recognize the founding members and the current project team of the Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA…
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Dr. Jihye Yun, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics and member of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have launched a landmark online study, called “The Reasons Why Us,” to…
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Dr. Ganesh Rao has been named the new chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Baylor College of Medicine. In this role he also will hold the Marc…
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Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center gets a new home at McNair
A new approach to better select breast cancer patients in need of urgent surgery or chemotherapy during the COVID-19 pandemic has been developed by…
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The proximal segment of the epididymis responds to the switch factor NELL2 and synthesizes OVCH2 (magenta), a protein indispensable for sperm maturation.
An international team of researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and Osaka University has identified a chain of events that matures sperm and…
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Baylor and Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development announced an extension of their ongoing collaboration with Infectious Disease…
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Dr. Nuo Li has been awarded the 2020 McKnight Scholar Award from the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience.
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Father and Child
Researchers compared about 13,000 children with cancer but no birth defects with nearly 1,600 children with cancer and one or more birth defects.
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Michael E. DeBakey M.D. Award for Excellence in Research
Baylor College of Medicine faculty are honored annually through the Michael E. DeBakey M.D. Award for Excellence in Research.
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Dr. Cheryl Lyn Walker
New research shows that, in animal models, the liver epigenome is permanently changed when exposed to certain chemicals in the environment early in…
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Researchers led by a Baylor College of Medicine physician found the prevalence of ES and other gynecological lesions was substantially higher than…
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Baylor collaboration with BillionToOne provides non-invasive prenatal test for sickle cell disease
Researchers are closer to finding novel ways to effectively regulate triglycerides in the blood to help manage these potentially life-threatening…
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Baylor College of Medicine’s fight against COVID-19 has received a boost from Tito’s Handmade Vodka through a $1 million grant from the brand’s…
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HeartCare study tests genetic risk of cardiovascular disease
A Superfund Research Program grant will fund researchers to study how toxicity of environmental chemicals emanating from Superfund sites impacts…
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