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Baylor scientists recognized for basic and translational work

Brenner receives Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium Lifetime Achievement Award Dr. Malcolm Brenner, center, has been named a recipient of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Brenner, founding director of the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist Hospital, is … Continue reading

Why does late pregnancy increase the risk of breast cancer? The answer rests deep in the cells with a molecule called STAT5
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Why does late pregnancy increase the risk of breast cancer? The answer rests deep in the cells with a molecule called STAT5

  By Ruth SoRelle, M.P.H. For a long time, scientists and physicians have been plagued by a quandary. Women who had early pregnancies had a decreased risk of developing breast cancer later in life. However, women who gave birth later – over the age of 35 – had an increased risk. The answer lies in … Continue reading

Image of the month
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Image of the month

From the Labs at Baylor College of Medicine will spotlight an image from the college’s researchers each month. Please submit your images to the publication by sending them by email to Ruth SoRelle at dsorelle@bcm.edu or calling 713-798-7959. We hope to feature new images regularly. This cartoon depicts the action of DNA-dependent protein kinase (DNA-PK) … Continue reading

Closing the “10-90 Gap”: Neglected Disease Research at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital
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Closing the “10-90 Gap”: Neglected Disease Research at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital

By Dr. Peter Hotez More than a decade ago, the Global Forum for Health Research, a Geneva-based international partner of the World Health Organization (WHO), shaped the concept of the “10-90 gap” to highlight disparities in research and development support for neglected diseases affecting the world’s poorest countries. The term reflected findings that only about … Continue reading