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BSWRI researcher publishes findings pertaining to therapeutic advances in medical oncology

BSWRI researcher Erxi Wu, Ph.D. recently co-authored a paper published in Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology, which offered research perspectives on the targeting of SLIT/ROBO pathways. The paper, titled “Targeting the SLIT/ROBO pathway in tumor progression: molecular mechanisms and therapeutic perspectives” was written in collaboration with researchers at Xi’an Jiaotong University in China.

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Enrollment opens in Temple and Round Rock for Phase III PSVT trial conducted in an outpatient setting

Baylor Scott & White Medical Centers in Temple and Round Rock have opened enrollment on a study examining the safety and efficacy of Etripamil Nasal Spray in terminating paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT). These locations represent two of just four sites across the entire state of Texas that were awarded the trial.

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Innovative heart transplant research using hepatitis C-positive donors

It all started with one very sick patient. Transplant cardiologists Shelley Hall, MD, and Robert Gottlieb, MD, PhD, and cardiothoracic surgeon Gonzo Gonzalez-Stawinski, MD, with Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, faced a difficult situation. A heart transplant was needed for a patient with biventricular heart failure and multiple comorbidities, but her condition made her a poor candidate for bridging mechanical support therapy, like a ventricular assist device (VAD). Even though the Heart Transplant Program in the Baylor Annette C. and Harold C. Simmons Transplant Institute at Baylor University Medical Center is nationally recognized for short donor organ wait times, it was not clear if a suitable donor heart would appear before the patient succumbed to the disease.

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