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In the lab with Jack’s Army

In the lab with Jack’s Army

The Jack Pribaz Foundation has a way of bringing people together. The foundation, also known as Jack’s Army, was established to help find a cure for KCNQ2 deficiency, an uncommon genetic mutation that causes a severe form of infantile onset epilepsy. Connecting initially through social media, three families whose children have been diagnosed with KCNQ2 deficiency, … Continue reading

Research, awards and more: Looking back at 2013

Research, awards and more: Looking back at 2013

It’s hard to believe 2014 is just two short weeks away. But before we roll into a new year, Momentum continues to look back at some of our announcements, exciting events and important research, that happened at Baylor College of Medicine in 2013. O’Malley’s research honored, funded Dr. Bert O’Malley, chair of molecular and cellular … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday: ‘Ideas worth spreading’

Throwback Thursday: ‘Ideas worth spreading’

This Thursday we take a departure from sharing photos from our rich archive, and try something new. This week we explore our not so distant past and showcase fascinating TED talks from our faculty members over the last three years. Dr. Jonathan Clark Dr. Jonathan Clark, associate professor in the Center for Space Medicine delivered … Continue reading

Reduce damage from strokes with FAST action

Reduce damage from strokes with FAST action

May is Stroke Awareness month and with it comes a chance to learn how to prevent or deal with a stroke. Your chance of stroke can be reduced with lifestyle choices – eat well, exercise regularly, consume less alcohol – and don’t miss any medications, but what can we do if we suspect stroke symptoms?