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Research News

Doctor screening pregnant woman
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a genetic signature combining certain maternal and fetal gene variants that are associated…
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A 3D print of a SARS-CoV-2 - also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19-virus particle.
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine say one should practice social distancing or, if needed, isolation or taking part in a self-quarantine to slow…
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NASA astronaut Nicole Mann gives a thumbs up from inside the Orion spacecraft mockup.
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking companies with fresh ideas to help guard the…
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Dr. Hugo J. Bellen (right) talks with a colleague in a lab.
A recent study reports that a hyperactive variant of enzyme ACOX1 produces elevated levels of toxic reactive oxygen species (ROS) and causes a…
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This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-, also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19
Infectious disease expert Dr. Laila Woc-Colburn said hand washing is the first line of defense against COVID-19 that we can all do right now.
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Cullen Building
Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Houston are teaming up for new research collaborations.
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Human breast cancer cells with two different tracers (red and blue) to investigate the interaction of tumor cells.
New findings suggest that a therapeutic approach must combine two different drugs, a SERD to degrade ER and a MEK inhibitor to inhibit Ras downstream…
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Dr. Peter Hotez
Sen. Cory Booker and Dr. Peter Hotez call for legislative action in combating poverty-related diseases in the United States.
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A colored liquid being placed in modules on a tray for research purposes.
Baylor College of Medicine has been awarded nearly $2.7 million by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) to support new…
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HeartCare study tests genetic risk of cardiovascular disease
Researchers are working with Baylor cardiologists to determine patients’ genetic risk factors for cardiovascular disease
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A group of children making and eating hard-shell tacos.
Whether a parent or child has an eating disorder or a complicated relationship with food, it is important to understand the psychological influence…
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An illustration of a DNA double helix.
A study reveals an unprecedented look at the dozens of molecular steps that occur to bring about endometrial cancer, commonly known as uterine cancer…
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Honoree Jan Duncan, honorary chairs Dr. Carolina Gutierrez and Dr. C. Kent Osborne and honoree Sue Smith join together at the Lights Out Cancer event benefiting the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Baylor College of Medicine’s Lights Out Cancer event raised nearly $1.1 million to support cancer research at Baylor’s Dan L Duncan Comprehensive…
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Using a new grant from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a team from Baylor College of Medicine will work to develop more widely applicable targeted cellular therapies for leukemia and lymphoma.
Baylor College of Medicine researchers are beginning trials to test two new drugs that directly target Lp(a) levels.
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Spring Evenings with Genetics series begins with seminar on autism spectrum disorder
On Tuesday, Feb. 11, Evenings with Genetics will discuss the genetics and state-of-the art heart care for children with Turner Syndrome.
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Doctors performing a surgery.
Scientists have improved their understanding of kidney failure for patients that possess high levels of suPAR protein (soluble urokinase-type…
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