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Dr. Margaret "Peggy" Goodell
Dr. Margaret “Peggy” Goodell, chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine, has been elected to the…
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Analytical tool predicts genes that can cause disease by producing altered proteins
A new study offers a potential new approach to therapy for children with mutations in PTEN who exhibit autism, macrocephaly (an abnormally large…
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Findings may promote adult heart tissue regeneration
A group of researchers used a mouse model system to investigate how noncoding DNA regions that increase atrial fibrillation risk in humans work to…
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As microbiome research matures, it is leading to a major reassessment of biological processes within the human body.
A new study has brought attention to genomic structural variation as a previously unappreciated mechanism involved in altering DNA methylation, a…
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Researchers at Baylor Genetics and Miraca Research Institute are working to develop a minimally invasive tool that could diagnose cancer with a blood…
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Analytical tool predicts genes that can cause disease by producing altered proteins
An international group reports a new neurological syndrome that appears to be especially common in countries where marriages between genetically…
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Researchers find regulator for brain injury's first responders
A collaborative study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine provides evidence for a new molecular cause for neurodegeneration in Alzheimer…
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Researchers report that using molecular profiles might better predict meningioma recurrence.
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The NIH has awarded a $7 million grant to fund the Brittle Bone Disorders Consortium for five more years.
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Dr. Matthew Ellis
Dr. Matthew Ellis has been awarded the Susan G. Komen® Brinker Award for Scientific Distinction in Clinical Research.
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Baylor College of Medicine researchers have revealed how dysfunction in a key quality control mechanism leads to neurological dysfunction.
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have been awarded $1.73 million to study the psychosocial risks and benefits of pediatric deep brain…
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Findings may promote adult heart tissue regeneration
A group of researchers reveals new insights into the recently discovered healing capacity of the heart involving the Hippo cellular pathway.
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Dr. Mary Dickinson talks with a colleague in her research lab.
Dr. Mary Dickinson has begun her new role as vice president and dean of research at Baylor College of Medicine. Dickinson served as associate dean of…
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Cancer survivor Jake learns about the Passport For Care program.
Passport for Care is a free online resource developed by Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer Center that provides a survivorship…
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A doctor leads a child into an office to be screened with a Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddler, or M-CHAT.
A collaborative study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine explored providers’ diagnostic and referral practices for children who failed…
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