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Jun 19, 2013, 05:07 ET
Ajay Goel, PhD, director of epigenetics for Baylor Research Institute in Dallas, has discovered a way to test for colon cancer before the cancer even develops.  (PRNewsFoto/Baylor Research Institute)

New blood test detects colon cancer before it develops

 A new blood test developed in the Gastrointestinal Cancer Research Lab at Baylor Research Institute is showing very promising results for...

Dec 08, 2011, 11:30 ET
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Genome Sequencing Reveals Previously Unreported Genetic Changes in Triple Negative Breast Tumors

 Initial results from an ongoing clinical trial, the first designed to examine the utility of whole-genome sequencing for triple negative...

Apr 26, 2011, 11:14 ET

Baylor Research Institute Signs International Human Immunology Expert

Baylor Research Institute (BRI), the research arm of Baylor Health Care System (BHCS), has appointed Yong-Jun Liu, M.D., Ph.D., vice president and...

Feb 23, 2011, 11:17 ET

Baylor Research Institute, Eureka Genomics Corporation Reach Research, Commercialization Agreement

Collaboration may lead to advances in detection of, treatment of, and even vaccination against colorectal and other cancers Baylor Research...

Dec 03, 2010, 10:02 ET

Roche, Baylor Research Institute Partner in Human Immunology Research

Focus on cancer vaccines, auto-immune disease diagnostics and treatment Baylor Research Institute (BRI), the research arm of Baylor Health Care...

Jul 12, 2010, 09:33 ET

New Research Uncovers Why Many With Lupus Are Resistant to Traditional Treatments

Findings Could Lead to Lower Doses of Medication for Lupus Patients, Reducing Serious Side Effects Two immune system proteins could be the...

Jun 11, 2010, 08:00 ET

Funding for Medical Research at Baylor Flourishes Despite a Floundering Economy

Even in an economy that's proved devastating to charitable giving and government grants, the Baylor Institute of Immunology Research (BIIR), a...

May 11, 2010, 12:02 ET

Re-Accreditation Confirms High Quality, Ethical Research at Baylor Research Institute

Officials announced recently that Baylor Research Institute (BRI), part of the Baylor Health Care System, was re-accredited by the Association for...

Feb 28, 2006, 00:00 ET

Baylor Research Institute Receives $2.9 Million to Study Lupus

DALLAS, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Baylor Research Institute (BRI) was recently awarded two new grants to study systemic lupus erythematosus,...

May 26, 2005, 01:00 ET

Baylor Institute for Immunology Research Reports Success in Treating Children With Juvenile Arthritis

DALLAS, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- In the May 2, 2005, issue of The Journal of Experimental Medicine, Virginia Pascual, M.D., and Jacques Banchereau,...

Sep 17, 2003, 01:00 ET

National Institutes of Health Awards Baylor Research Institute $14.6 Million Grant to Create Center for Translational Research on Human Immunology And Biodefense

DALLAS, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -? Baylor Research Institute (BRI) announced today that it has received a $14.6 million grant from the National...