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Two independent mechanisms are involved in tuberous sclerosis
Researchers have genetically modified human NKT cells with a chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) that enables them to specifically recognize and attack…
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Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Susan Rosenberg has been awarded the National Institutes of Health Director’s Pioneer Award, her second time winning…
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Diabetes mellitus is the most common metabolic disease affecting hundreds of millions around the world. Although patients are typically classified as…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital have received a two-year, $700,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control…
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Locusts have a reputation of biblical proportions – when swarming they have been known to consume entire crops and devour grass for livestock. In…
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Insect populations are consistently declining around the world and intense use of insecticides is suspected to play a role. This week, a study…
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Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, in partnership with the Houston Health Department and Rice University, have determined that testing the…
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NASA Astronaut Suni Williams, fully suited in SpaceX’s spacesuit, interfaces with the display inside a mock-up of the Crew Dragon spacecraft in Hawthorne, California, during a testing exercise on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine selected three innovative companies with new approaches…
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Dr. Huda Zoghbi, director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute…
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Researchers around the world are a step closer to a better understanding of the intricacies of COVID-19 thanks to two new web resources developed by…
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The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) at Baylor College of Medicine selected five research teams to advance the study of…
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Genetic testing is recommended for all children with an autism diagnosis; however, the rates that parents and guardians complete testing is variable…
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Baylor College of Medicine, in partnership with the Kelsey Research Foundation (KRF), will be one of five sites funded by the Alzheimer’s Association…
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Baylor College of Medicine has received a five-year, $9.94 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for the new Center for Precision…
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For decades, Baylor College of Medicine researchers have worked to improve prevention, quality of life and survival for breast cancer patients with…
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Interferon (IFN) responses are one of the first defenses the body mounts against viral infections, and research has shown that it plays a role…
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