Dr. Matthew J. Ellis named new director of Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center - (Monday, June 9, 2014)
“Dr. Ellis will be an outstanding addition to the Smith Breast Center team and our mission to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment of breast cancer,” said Osborne. “He will serve as an important link with the Baylor Human Genome Sequencing Center. In addition, he brings with him a large resource of patient derived xenografts (tumors taken directly from the patient and studied in animals) which are excellent for testing new therapies and understanding treatment resistance.”
Chipping away at the cause behind rare tumors - (Tuesday, June 3, 2014)
A new study by an international collaboration of researchers, including those from Baylor College of Medicine, has uncovered the underlying mutations in intracranial germ cell tumors, which could lead to new therapeutic targets. The findings were published in a recent edition of the journal Nature.