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Baylor Research Could Lead to Development of Novel Vaccines

12/10/2014 Baylor Research Institute investigators recently published results of a new study that could allow researchers to design effective vaccines against microbial infections, including influenza viruses and HIV...Read More »

Baylor Research Institute Enters License Agreement for Anakinra in Treating Systemic Onset Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

12/05/2014 Baylor Research Institute (BRI), the research arm of the Baylor Scott & White Health, announced that it has signed an agreement with Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi) to non-exclusively license Baylor's patents...Read More »

Baylor Scott & White Health Celebrates American Diabetes Month® with First Long-Term Trial Comparing Type 2 Diabetes Treatments

11/24/2014 November is American Diabetes Month®. With type 2 diabetes on the rise nationally – and more than 1.8 million Texans living with it – effective treatment has never been more important.Read More »

New Use for an Old Drug Could Impact Cirrhosis Patients

11/04/2014 A common drug used to clean a person's bowels before a colonoscopy could become the future standard of care for patients with acute hepatic encephalopathy (HE), a mental disorientation problem that affects up to one in two cirrhosis patients.Read More »

Bedside Caregivers: Research Shows Opening Visitation Access Improves Patient Satisfaction

10/28/2014 Regardless of the circumstances, hospitalization can be a fearful thing. Patients find themselves in a new environment – and often, the only thing that can quell that strange sense of unfamiliarity is having a loved one there to visit.Read More »

Baylor Offers Free Weight Loss Regimen for Research Volunteers

10/15/2014 To help combat the obesity epidemic, investigators at Baylor seek overweight, non-diabetic men and women for a new research study focused on weight loss.Read More »

A New Investigational Cardiac Pacemaker as Small as a Vitamin

10/09/2014 Cardiologists on the medical staff at Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital (BHVH) today implanted an investigational cardiac pacemaker the size of a multivitamin.Read More »

Baylor Research Institute Immunology Researchers Obtaining Promising Results With Multiple Sclerosis Vaccine

09/22/2014 In 1945, a woman wrote a classified ad in The New York Times seeking one thing: hope.Read More »

Baylor Scott & White Researchers Come to Austin for National Liver Conference

09/15/2014 The annual Baylor Scott & White Hepatology Roundup has combined with the National Liver Conference this year for a single, liver-focused symposium Sept. 19 at the Hilton Austin Hotel at 500 E. 4th St., Austin, Texas.Read More »

Can Instant Noodles Lead To Heart Disease, Diabetes And Stroke?

08/11/2014 Instant noodle eaters, take heed. Recent Baylor research shows that significant consumption of the convenient food product – ramen included – may increase a person's risk for cardiometabolic syndrome, especially in women.Read More »

Baylor Sammons Cancer Center joins as Clinical Trial Site for Actinium's Actimab-A Clinical Trial

07/30/2014 Actinium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ATNM) ("Actinium" or "the Company"), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative targeted payload immunotherapeutics for the treatment of advanced cancers, today announced the addition...Read More »

Research Identifies New Frontiers For Cerebral Palsy Treatment

06/25/2014 Of cerebral palsy, caregivers and patients know this is an understatement: it's not easy. The permanently debilitating condition, which occurs in babies from the prenatal stage to toddlers, comes with more than its fair share of lifelong challenges...Read More »

Increased Healthcare Compliance Reduces Risk Of Death, Says Baylor Trauma Research

06/11/2014 New research from the Baylor Institute for Health Care Research and Improvement showed that a hospital's commitment to implementing best practices significantly improves the quality of care it provides its patients.Read More »

Baylor Awarded Patent for Major Advance in Islet Cell Research

05/07/2014 Baylor Research Institute has been awarded a patent from the U.S. Patent Office for a potential strategy to improve the outcomes of islet cell transplantation for patients with type 1 diabetes and chronic pancreatitis.Read More »

Baylor Research Institute Receives $3.3 Million Grant to Continue Research in Autoimmune Diseases

04/30/2014 Baylor Research Institute has received a $3.3 million grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), one of the National Institutes of Health, to fund its Autoimmunity Center of Excellence.Read More »

Baylor Seeks Volunteers in Need of Colonoscopies

03/11/2014 Investigators with Baylor Research Institute, a research arm of Baylor Scott & White Health, have opened participation for a new clinical trial that could determine whether a certain blood test can detect colon cancer before it even develops.Read More »

Baylor Health Care System Research Sheds New Light On Heart Disease

02/19/2014 A special newly discovered biomarker, "Gb3," potentially related to the survival of heart disease patients, could change the way the country's No. 1 killer is monitored in the futureRead More »

Dr. Karolina Palucka Interviewed by Esteemed Science Journal Nature

01/16/2014 The field of cancer immunotherapy has reached an exciting point, said Karolina Palucka, MD, PhD, an investigator at Baylor Institute for Immunology Research (BIIR), in a recent Nature interview. Optimism is high. Opportunities are r...Read More »

Lin Awarded Sammons Cancer Center Grant

01/16/2014 Yin Lin, PhD, an assistant investigator at Baylor Institute for Immunology Research (BIIR), recently received a $150,000 grant from the Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center. The two-year grant will support Dr. Lin’s research on the genet...Read More »

Baylor Research Uses Stem Cells to Heal the Heart

01/06/2014 As scientists investigate the medical potential for adult stem cells, new research from the Baylor Health Care System’s Soltero Cardiovascular Research Center (SCRC) seeks to provide deeper insight on the topic. Led by Cara East, MD, ...Read More »

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