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Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital and Incepta Vaccine Ltd. today announced a licensing agreement for the development of a safe,…
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Researcher in a vaccine testing lab
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital and ImmunityBio, Inc., a clinical-stage immunotherapy company, today announced a licensing…
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A spread of Thanksgiving food and drink.
With vaccines and COVID tests more widely accessible, this Thanksgiving feels much safer than last year. However, because there are still individuals…
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John* was awake and alert on the operating table, conscious during brain surgery. But he wasn’t in distress; in fact, he says, “It was suddenly like…
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prostate cancer cells
A novel way to look at cancer treatment resistance offers the possibility for identifying genetic mechanisms involved and alternative treatment…
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As a busy travel season approaches, disruptions at the airport and on airlines are inevitable. Travelers’ stress and intolerance has significantly…
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prostate cancer cells
A team led by scientists at Baylor College of Medicine uncovered new evidence supporting a cancer-promoting role for enzyme MAPK6. The study,…
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The debilitating arm and shoulder disability and pain that some women who have had breast cancer surgery experience as a side effect of their surgery…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas A&M University have further optimized a model cell line that was engineered to facilitate…
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Dr. Yong Xu and his colleagues investigate the roles the brain plays in body weight control. Recent research from the Xu lab makes the case that SRC-1 is an important regulator of body weight.
Dr. Nuo Li, assistant professor of neuroscience and a McNair Scholar, has been awarded the 2021 Young Investigator Award by the Society for…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) recently published a study on the ‘…
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Botswana PhD graduate
The University of Botswana graduated its first Ph.D. scientist from the Collaborative African Genomics Network (CAfGEN) on Monday, Nov. 1, in…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have uncovered a more detailed picture of how the intestinal epithelium – the lining of the intestines –…
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Brain
Multiple studies in humans and mouse models indicate that sleep disruptions raise the risk of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) by increasing the accumulation…
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Pancreas
Researchers at the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine are getting a boost in their work to find ways of…
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In the midst of the Astros playing in the World Series, late nights watching the game on TV or at the stadium are inevitable.
In the midst of the Astros playing in the World Series, late nights watching the game on TV or at the stadium are inevitable. A sleep expert said…
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