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Evenings with Genetics discussion on obesity, genetics Jan 9, 2020
On Tuesday, Jan. 14, Evenings with Genetics, a regular speaker series hosted by Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, will spotlight genetic disorders of obesity, from diagnosis to medical management.
Baylor experts to highlight autism research at symposiumDec 10, 2019
Experts from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital will present their research at Bebo’s Angels and Driscoll Health Plan’s First Annual Autism Symposium, set for Jan. 11 in Weslaco, Texas.
Evenings with Genetics discusses autism, genetic testing Nov 5, 2019
On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Evenings with Genetics will spotlight current knowledge regarding genetic testing for autism as well as new directions for research and clinical studies.
New partnership to provide mental health resources in schoolsNov 4, 2019
The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded a $4 million grant to the City of Houston in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine to provide Houston-area students with mental health screenings and resources.
Annual Update on Alzheimer’s Disease Lecture at BaylorOct 21, 2019
Researchers are studying better ways to evaluate, diagnosis and treat Alzheimer’s Disease and will present the latest research for patients and caregivers at a free Nov. 6 lecture.
Symposium to inform public about implantable hearing solutionsOct 9, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine is hosting its 4th Annual Cochlear Implant Candidate and Recipient Symposium to educate people about technology that provides an alternative to a traditional hearing aid.
Lectures focus on ‘Compassion and the Art of Medicine’Aug 1, 2019
The annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series, hosted by the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, will begin this August.
Grant funds environmental health, disaster response research May 23, 2019
The Gulf Coast Center for Precision Environmental Health (GC-CPEH) has received a P30 award, designating it as a Center of Excellence in environmental health sciences research from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).
Baylor College of Medicine announces winners of the 15th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry AwardJul 31, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine announces the 15th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.
Baylor launches community breast cancer education eventJun 27, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine has launched Breast Cancer Conversations, a quarterly educational event designed to inform the public about what’s new in breast cancer.
Class of 2018 encouraged to serve others, find true callingMay 30, 2018
Service to others and to the community was the focus of Baylor College of Medicine’s 2018 Commencement, where 187 students graduated from Baylor’s School of Medicine and 77 from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
St. Baldrick’s awards eight faculty with cancer research grantsJul 27, 2017
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation has announced its 2017 summer grant recipients, including eight from Baylor College of Medicine.
Avon grant supports breast care services for underservedMay 8, 2017
Following the annual Avon 39 walk, the Avon Foundation for Women presented Baylor with a grant for $100,000 to support the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center’s Pink 4 Life project.
Cancer center outreach group to host colorectal cancer playMar 24, 2017
In observation of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Baylor College of Medicine will host a play that will help educate African-Americans about the importance of preventing colorectal cancer.
Baylor’s Office of Outreach and Health Disparities collaborates with Vietnamese television to raise cancer awarenessMar 2, 2017
Baylor's Office of Outreach and Health Disparities, part of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, has launched a collaboration with VIETV to generate awareness about colorectal cancer in one of Houston’s largest demographics.
Baylor, Hess Toy Truck partner on new free STEM initiativeMar 1, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine and Hess Corporation are partnering to offer a free STEM education curriculum for schools nationwide.
Expert explains importance of respecting other cultures Jan 30, 2017
Dr. Asim Shah offers tips on how people can learn more about different cultures.
HIV testing, are you #DoingIt?Dec 1, 2016
On World AIDS Day, Baylor health experts suggest everyone gets tested for HIV.
Experts make the case for Housing FirstNov 30, 2016
Experts make the argument for Housing First as an approach to end homelessness across the country.
Baylor College of Medicine’s Wellness 5K Race/Walk to take place Oct. 22Oct 11, 2016
Medical students at Baylor College of Medicine want to bring the Houston community together at the 5th annual Wellness 5K Race and Walk on Oct. 22, 2016.