A bacterial signal activates the immune system against rotavirus

A bacterial signal activates the immune system against rotavirus

A bacterial signal activates the immune system against rotavirus By Ruth SoRelle, M.P.H. For three decades, Dr. Mary Estes, professor of molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine has studied the important rotavirus in her laboratory, seeking ways to fight the gastrointestinal disease that causes severe dehydration and roughly half a million deaths … Continue reading

The long research road   

The long research road  

By Ruth SoRelle, M.P.H. When Viola Guerrero learned about the progress in Angelman’s syndrome made by Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Arthur Beaudet and his team, she was, in her words, “overwhelmed.” The road to understanding the problem of the imprinted gene in Angelman’s syndrome had been long and difficult. Viola Guerrero and her husband … Continue reading