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New Bone-In Technique Tests Therapies for Breast Cancer Metastasis

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 10:14am by Baylor College of Medicine Dr. Xiang Zhang, associate professor of molecular and cellular biology and the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center, and McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine. Credit: Baylor College of Medicine A new laboratory technique developed by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and other institutions can

Amniotic stem cells demonstrate healing potential

Mike Williams– April 8, 2015 Rice University, Texas Children’s Hospital study proves cells promote vasculature in hydrogel therapy Rice University and Texas Children’s Hospital scientists are using stem cells from amniotic fluid to promote the growth of robust, functional blood vessels in healing hydrogels. In new experiments, the lab of bioengineer Jeffrey Jacot combined versatile amniotic

VEST helps deaf feel, understand speech

Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine project allows subconscious translation  HOUSTON – (April 8, 2015) – A vest that allows the profoundly deaf to “feel” and understand speech is under development by engineering students and their mentors at Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine. Under the direction of neuroscientist and best-selling author David Eagleman,

BCM and Rice Researcher Works On Advanced ‘Deep Brain Stimulator’ To Erase Tremors In Parkinson’s Patients

BioNews Texas, Posted by: Leonor Ferreira ~ May 29, 2014 A Baylor College of Medicine and Rice University researcher, Caleb Kemere, is developing a more advanced deep brain stimulator (DBS), which is designed to help erase tremors caused by Parkinson’s disease patients. The device works by sending electrical currents deep into nerve centers close to