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NIH Awards Baylor Scott & White Research Institute $8.5 million for Lupus Research Center

11/09/2016 The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) of the National Institutes of Health recently announced that Baylor Scott & White Research Institute will be home to one of four new Centers of Research...Read More »

BioNorth TX Hosts Second-Annual Life Science Summit

10/20/2016 Organizers of the second-annual BioNorthTX iC3 Life Science Summit have announced the agenda for the 2016 day-long conference to take place Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the University of Texas at Arlington's College Park Center.Read More »

Baylor Scott & White Research Institute Joins Consortium Awarded Precision Medicine Funding

10/18/2016 The White House and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have announced Baylor Scott & White Research Institute is joining a five-member research consortium to expand precision medicine research.Read More »

Dallas Researchers Develop First-Ever Tuberculosis Treatment Regimen for Children

10/14/2016 Researchers at Baylor Scott & White Research Institute have developed a first-of-its-kind treatment regimen for children infected with tuberculosis (TB), tailored specifically for the way the disease spreads in their bodies. The rese...Read More »

Common Asthma Drug Could Prevent Liver Disease, Reduce Need for Liver Transplants

10/10/2016 A drug commonly used for the prevention of allergies and asthma someday could find new use in preventing liver disease and reducing the need for transplants, according to new research published in the October 2016 edition of the scientif...Read More »

Grant for Cancer Research Means More Cancer Drugs in the Pipeline Faster

10/10/2016 Dr. Jung-Hee Woo, director of Baylor Scott & White's Central Texas cancer research facility, has been awarded a $3.56 million grant from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). Read More »

Clinical Trial for Persistent Knee Pain Treatment Now Underway in Texas

09/08/2016 Baylor Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington announced that Active Implants' SUN (Safety Using NUsurface®) trial is now underway.Read More »

New Research Reveals Gender Gap in Medical Journal First Authorship

03/02/2016 A study conducted by researchers within Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, published this week in The BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal), shows that women are under-represented among first authors of original research...Read More »

Dallas Researchers Explore Effects of Curcumin on Cervical Cancer Growth

02/24/2016 A new clinical trial conducted by researchers at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas investigates whether daily doses of turmeric can prevent women with abnormal cervical cells from developing cancer.Read More »

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas Opens Womb Transplant Clinical Trial

01/29/2016 Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas is among the first in the U.S. to conduct a new clinical trial that will implant wombs in 10 women with absolute uterine factor infertility, meaning their uterus is nonfunctioning or nonexistent. Read More »

Dallas, Plano Researchers Test New Device to Treat Advanced Heart Failure

01/25/2016 Researchers at Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute and The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano have begun studying a next-generation heart device that could give long-term solutions for patients with advanced heart failure.Read More »

Study: New Drug Combo May Cure Hepatitis C in Even the Sickest Patients

11/17/2015 Worldwide, 170 million people have chronic hepatitis C infection. As the population with the hepatitis C virus ages, the proportion of patients with symptomatic cirrhosis is expected to increase.Read More »

Newly Identified ‘Biomarker’ May Help Doctors Predict Colon Cancer Progression and Personalize Therapy

10/19/2015 Researchers at Baylor Research Institute have identified a small RNA molecule that appears to enable certain colorectal cancers to become especially aggressive, resistant to treatment and likely to migrate and invade normal tissue. Read More »

Stand Up To Cancer® Melanoma Research Trial Expands to Texas

10/13/2015 Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas, in collaboration with the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen), is helping launch a multi-center clinical trialRead More »

BioNorthTX to Host Inaugural Life Science Summit

09/16/2015 The first BioNorthTX iC3 Life Science Summit will be Wednesday, Sept. 30, at the Dallas Marriott Las Colinas in Irving.Read More »

Spine Surgery: Findings Could Cut Costs for Osteoporosis Patients, Facilities

09/06/2015 New findings from Baylor's interventional radiology department have shown that a more expensive option isn't necessarily more effective for spine augmentation.Read More »

Delayed Cord Clamping Benefits Preemies, Says Large-Scale Research

08/04/2015 Allowing mom and baby to stay physically attached for just a few seconds longer could save that newborn's life, says new research from Baylor University Medical Center's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).Read More »

Precision Medicine Collaboration to Increase Options for Cancer Patients

05/21/2015 Baylor Research Institute (BRI) at Dallas and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix, AZ, today announce an agreement that will focus on accelerating early detection and treatments for patients with a broad range of cancers.Read More »

Study of Triple-negative Breast Cancer Is Most Cited in AACR Journal

05/14/2015 At its annual meeting, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) announced that a scientific paper describing potential drug targets following the unprecedented genomic sequencing...Read More »

Dallas Skin Cancer Conference for Medical Professionals to Focus on Detection, Therapy and Research

05/13/2015 The latest advances in skin malignancy identification, therapy and research will be discussed Saturday, May 16, at "Skin Cancer: Updates and Emerging Treatments," a continuing medical education event for clinicians.Read More »

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