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Recipients of Baylor College of Medicine’s 2021 Faculty Awards were announced virtually on Thursday, May 19. These awards recognize Baylor faculty…
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When resecting tumors, surgeons aim to spare as much healthy tissue as possible while ensuring removal of the entire tumor. Pediatric surgeons at…
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According to some estimates, hundreds of genes may be associated with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), but it has been difficult to determine which…
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Baylor College of Medicine will serve as the lead site of the new Texas Development Center for AIDS Research (D-CFAR). Funded through a grant from…
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MELAS (Mitochondrial Encephalopathy, Lactic Acidosis, and Stroke-like episodes) syndrome is a genetic disorder affecting energy metabolism.…
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Baylor College of Medicine researchers have found that a failure in the development of sperm cells can lead to the formation of testicular tumors in…
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Biological E. Limited has completed the Phase I/II clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, developed at Baylor College of Medicine and…
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Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide, yet researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have found that…
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Two studies led by Baylor College of Medicine shed new light on the unanswered question of why estrogen receptor-positive (ER+) breast cancer…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and collaborators at other institutions have discovered that POT1, a gene known to be associated with risk…
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Biomedical scientists are increasingly using deconvolution methods, those used to computationally analyze the composition of complex mixtures of…
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A team at Baylor College of Medicine and other institutions has developed a novel mouse model that reproduces many key features of human non-…
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Clinical Sequencing Research
The Somatic Cell Genome Editing Consortium (SCGE), a massive research effort funded by the National Institutes of Health, aims to accelerate genome…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are conducting a study to determine if a drug will increase sexual desire in men with Hypoactive Sexual…
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 The mammalian center for learning and memory, hippocampus, has a remarkable capacity to generate new neurons throughout life. Newborn neurons are…
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African-American men needed for prostate cancer study
A pilot human clinical trial conducted by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine reveals that supplementation with GlyNAC – a combination of…
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