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News for Cancer Genetics and Genomics

2018

St. Baldrick’s Foundation awards seven Baylor faculty with pediatric cancer research grants (Baylor College of Medicine - July 19, 2018)

Joint symposium brings advances in genetic research to Asia for second year (Baylor College of Medicine - May 24, 2018)

Researchers impact final round in The Cancer Genome Atlas (Baylor College of Medicine - April 5, 2018)

Baylor geneticists, oncologists host symposium in Japan (Baylor College of Medicine - March 9, 2018)

St. Baldrick’s Foundation awards grant to pediatric instructor (Baylor College of Medicine - March 8, 2018)

Research reveals path to ependymoma chemotherapy (Baylor College of Medicine - January 4, 2018)

2017

Rally for Research Grant to fund osteosarcoma research (Baylor College of Medicine - September 28, 2017)

Grant to compare large-scale genomic sequencing, standard clinical tests for childhood cancer patients (Baylor College of Medicine - August 8, 2017)

Genomic sequencing may benefit parents of cancer patients (Baylor College of Medicine - June 26, 2017)

Gene ABL1 implicated in cancer, developmental disorder (Baylor College of Medicine - March 13, 2017)

2016

Scientists can now better diagnose diseases with multiple genetic causes (Baylor College of Medicine - December 7, 2016)

Researchers develop novel system for cataloging cancer gene variants (Baylor College of Medicine - November 15, 2016)

Telomere length a strong indicator of blood count recovery in treatment of childhood Acute Myeloid Leukemia (Baylor College of Medicine - June 30, 2016)

Baylor College of Medicine pediatric oncologist to lend expertise to national Moonshot initiative (Baylor College of Medicine - May 9, 2016)

Genetic series provides updates on neurofibromatosis type 1 (Baylor College of Medicine - May 31, 2016)

Evenings With Genetics focuses on neurofibromatosis type 1 (Baylor College of Medicine - March 3, 2016)

Broad genetic testing for childhood cancer patients can pinpoint cancer causes and identify potential treatments (Baylor College of Medicine - January 28, 2016)

Study identifies a new rare genetic syndrome associated with severe infections and lung disease in infants (Baylor College of Medicine - July 18, 2016)

Baylor's Dr. Will Parsons among cancer researchers who met Vice President Joe Biden’s team (Baylor College of Medicine - January 11, 2016)

2015

Baylor College of Medicine awarded $15.7 million in state cancer funding (Baylor College of Medicine - November 20, 2015)

Researchers discover genetic cause of second-most common kidney cancer in children (Baylor College of Medicine - November 19, 2015)

Baylor research team joins NCI consortium aimed at finding new therapies for children’s cancer (Baylor College of Medicine - September 15, 2015)

2014

New study identifies first gene associated with familial glioma (Baylor College of Medicine - December 7, 2014)

Baylor College of Medicine awarded additional $9.9 million in state cancer funding (Baylor College of Medicine - November 20, 2014)

Whole exome sequencing closer to becoming “new family history” (Baylor College of Medicine - October 20, 2014)

Grant funds research into connection between birth defects, childhood cancer (Baylor College of Medicine - May 1, 2014)

New syndrome caused by mutations in AHDC1 (Baylor College of Medicine - May 1, 2014)

2013

Whole exome sequencing takes new technology into the clinic (Baylor College of Medicine - October 2, 2013)

Baylor, Stanford medical schools seek to improve clinical understanding of gene changes (Baylor College of Medicine - September 25, 2013)

BCM major part of new pediatric cancer Dream Team initiative (Baylor College of Medicine - April 13, 2013)

2012

Baylor College of Medicine receives additional $14 million in state cancer funding (Baylor College of Medicine - August 9, 2012)

2011

New grant focuses on introduction of genome sequencing into clinical care for children with cancer (Baylor College of Medicine - December 6, 2011)

Genetic evaluation should be part of retinoblastoma care (Baylor College of Medicine - November 14, 2011)

BCM scientists receive early career awards for brain cancer research (Baylor College of Medicine - October 5, 2011)

Clinically relevant changes in familial cancer history most significant in early adulthood (Baylor College of Medicine - July 12, 2011)

Physicians need help choosing best gene test for cancer patient relatives (Baylor College of Medicine - January 12, 2011)

2010

Research on genetic susceptibility (Baylor College of Medicine - September 27, 2010)

Research on osteosarcoma (Baylor College of Medicine - September 27, 2010)

Research on brain cancer (Baylor College of Medicine - September 27, 2010)

Many successes in childhood cancer research but challenges remain (Baylor College of Medicine - September 27, 2010)

Grants support use of state-of-the-art technology to determine cancer risk (Baylor College of Medicine - August 18, 2010)

Grant awarded to study protein involved in common bone cancer (Baylor College of Medicine - July 18, 2010)