Grant funds action against youth e-cigarette usage Sep 9, 2019 With concerns rising over the health effects of vaping, doctors and researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are taking preventative action.
E-cigarrillos alteran la función pulmonar, aumentan riesgo de infección Sep 4, 2019 La exposición crónica a vapores de e-cigarrillos altera la función pulmonar en ratones y reduce la capacidad de células inmunitarias de responder a infecciones virales.
E-cigarettes disrupt lung function, raise risk of infection Sep 4, 2019 A study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine raises health concerns about the use of electronic cigarettes.
Device opens doors for expanded use of donor lungs Aug 2, 2019 Currently, 80 percent of donor lungs are not being used for transplant, but a portable device to house and transport lungs could make more of the organs available for patients who need them.
Clinical trial uses immunotherapy to treat mesothelioma Jul 23, 2019 The Mesothelioma Treatment Center at the Baylor College of Medicine Lung Institute is looking for malignant pleural mesothelioma patients to try a new treatment that combines immunotherapy with a new drug that accelerates cell death.
Review encourages education on radiation lung injury May 6, 2019 In a new review article published in CHEST, a team from Baylor College of Medicine outline an in-depth multi-disciplinary understanding of radiation-induced lung injury to educate physicians and prevent misdiagnosis.
Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas awards grants Feb 22, 2019 The Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas has awarded a combined $9,266,605 for seven projects in breast cancer, childhood cancers, T Cell therapy and lung cancer prevention.
Evenings with Genetics focuses on cystic fibrosis Jan 8, 2019 On Tuesday, Jan. 15, Evenings with Genetics will highlight cystic fibrosis is a genetic condition that causes persistent lung infections.
Study shows promise for donor lung preservation device Apr 19, 2018 A study found that a portable device can improve results for donor lung transportation compared to standard ice preservation of a during .
Baylor College of Medicine awarded $3 million from CPRIT Feb 26, 2018 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have received $3,568,639 from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas for three new grants focused on tobacco control, cancer screening and novel treatments for cancer in children and adults
Baylor only Texas site awarded NCI grant to help end smoking Nov 28, 2017 The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only site in the state of Texas that will implement a National Cancer Institute-funded tobacco cessation program for cancer patients.
New ECMO recommendations for lung transplant candidates Oct 16, 2017 Physicians reviewed available data and research to provide a perspective on the use of ECMO on patients on the lung transplantation list.
Oral corticosteroids overprescribed in children with asthma Apr 10, 2017 In a new study published today in the journal Pediatrics, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine found substantial overprescribing of oral corticosteroids in children with asthma.
Expert in lung transplantation joins Baylor Mar 9, 2017 Dr. Gabriel Loor, a cardiac surgeon whose research focuses on maximizing donor organs for lung transplant recipients, has joined Baylor College of Medicine as director of lung transplantation.
Mesothelioma Treatment Center opens study of new treatment Dec 20, 2016 The Mesothelioma Treatment Center has begun enrolling patients in a clinical research study for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Identification of new subtypes of lung cancer can lead to personalized therapies with better outcomes Oct 24, 2016 Researchers broke down lung cancers into distinct subtypes, each with its own molecular profile and potentially different response to therapy.
Baylor researchers contribute to project to develop guidelines for large sequence-based complex trait association studies Sep 22, 2016 Findings from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Exome Sequencing Project (ESP) could contribute to the advancement of precision medicine and the implications for the future of whole exome data analysis.
Study of potential new treatment for mesothelioma open to patients Sep 15, 2016 The Baylor College of Medicine Mesothelioma Treatment Center has begun enrolling patients in a clinical research study looking at an investigational drug in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma.
Mesothelioma Treatment Center at Baylor St. Luke’s launches clinical trial for cancer patients Sep 6, 2016 A new clinical trial that combines immunotherapy and surgery for the treatment of mesothelioma has begun at the Baylor College of Medicine Mesothelioma Treatment Center.
Study identifies a new rare genetic syndrome associated with severe infections and lung disease in infants Jul 18, 2016 Researchers identified a new rare genetic condition which provides an explanation for a type of lung disease in infants.