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.
Dr. Elinore F. McCance-Katz, assistant secretary for mental health and substance use for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, will receive this year’s Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry.
Baylor College of Medicine will bring a community conference and resource fair to the Beaumont area on Wednesday, March 28 to provide an educational seminar and support materials for children with special needs and their parents.
Dr. Jeffrey A. Bluestone, the A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professor at the University of California San Francisco, will be the Distinguished Lecturer at the Seventh Annual McNair Symposium at Baylor College of Medicine.
The Department of Molecular and Human Genetics and the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center hosted their first joint U.S.-Japan Clinical Cancer Genomics and Personalized Medicine Symposium in Tokyo, Japan.
On Feb. 28, millions of people across the U.S. will join the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) in observing Rare Disease Day. Houston will host its second annual event on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Health Museum.