News and Events
Baylor College of Medicine's Duncan Cancer Center receives additional $15.9 million in state cancer funding May 29, 2015 Researchers in the NCI-designated Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine have received $15.9 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas for two new large grants focused on liver cancer and prostate cancer.
Baylor College of Medicine receives an additional $11 million in state cancer funding Feb 23, 2015 Baylor researchers receive nine new grants totaling $11.3 million in the latest round of funding awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
Coactivator forges pathway for prostate cancer metastatic survival Feb 16, 2015 New finding could help define pathway to develop a drug against prostate cancer metastasis, according to researchers at Baylor.
Erectile dysfunction may be first sign of heart disease Feb 16, 2015 Men with erectile dysfunction may also have an increased risk for developing heart disease, said an expert at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
More clinics moving to new building on McNair Campus Jan 14, 2015 The phased move-in of the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center at the McNair Campus continues next week, when several clinics will open on the ninth floor.
Study looks at effect of diet on prostate cancer progression Jan 9, 2015 Recent studies suggest that nutrients found primarily in vegetables and fruits can help lower the risk of prostate cancer.
'Wound response' of cancer stem cells may explain chemo-resistance in bladder cancer Dec 3, 2014 A novel mechanism – similar to how normal tissue stem cells respond to wounding – might explain why bladder cancer stem cells actively contribute to chemo-resistance after multiple cycles of chemotherapy drug treatment.
Facial hair brings awareness to unique medical approaches, treatments at Baylor College of Medicine Nov 14, 2014 The Movember and No-Shave November movements have men’s health in their crosshairs, and Baylor College of Medicine is doing its part to raise awareness by providing individualized, tailored approaches to prostate cancer screening and erectile dysfunction.
SRC-2 drives castration-resistant prostate cancer Oct 9, 2014 Finding a blocker for the nuclear receptor coactivator known as NCoA2 or SRC-2 might solve the problem of treating advanced prostate cancer that becomes resistant to the most common treatment.
Study identifies new genetic cause of male reproductive birth defects Jun 1, 2014 Baylor team finds certain male reproductive birth defects resulted from a change in the number of copies of a gene, VAMP7.
High throughput “viewing” identifies new regulator of estrogen receptor Jan 23, 2014 A high throughput microscopy technique enabled our researchers to identify a a highly amplified gene in many tumors, including breast, prostate and ovarian cancer.
Metabolism, chromatin state gene implicated in common kidney cancer Jun 21, 2013 The Cancer Genome Atlas consortium has identified contributions to development of the most common form of adult kidney cancer.
Men should talk with physician, make cancer screening plans Jun 18, 2013 Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. Mohit Khera provides advice for cancer screenings.
BCM ranked 17th nationally in NIH funding Nov 28, 2012 College top in Texas among the 139 medical schools for FY 2012 NIH funding.
Grant will further study of treatment resistant prostate cancer Sep 4, 2012 Team will focus on new ways to block key drivers of prostate cancer growth and treatment resistance.
Baylor College of Medicine receives additional $14 million in state cancer funding Aug 9, 2012 BCM has received more than $87 million from the CPRIT since the program began awarding grants to Texas researchers in January 2010.
Baylor College of Medicine, NFL team up to offer screenings for former players Mar 7, 2012 Routine exams, continued physical activity important for even former professional athletes.
Prostate cancer can arise from two different cell populations Feb 29, 2012 BCM research offers new insight into origins of prostate cancer.
BCM postdoc receives Prostate Cancer Award Feb 23, 2012 Dr. Kalpana Kannan to receive $225,000 for three-year grant to continue work in prostate cancer chimeric RNAs
Diabetic kidney failure follows a 'ROCK'y road Feb 7, 2012 Protein identified by BCM researchers linked to progression of kidney disease.