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Baylor genetics department hosts sixth-annual high school educational conferenceFeb 3, 2014
This year's event includes Baylor medical students involved in the specialized Medical School Genetics Track, as well as fellows in molecular and human genetics at Baylor.
Baylor experts share heart healthy tipsFeb 3, 2014
Knowing where you stand in terms of cholesterol, blood pressure, and weight is an important part of starting a healthy lifestyle and preventing heart ailments.
Bellen honored by Genetics Society of AmericaJan 31, 2014
Dr. Hugo Bellen awarded the Society's George W. Beadle Award, established to honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the community of genetics researchers.
Lupski honored by Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics SocietyJan 29, 2014
Dr. Jim Lupski, the Cullen Endowed Chair in Molecular Genetics and professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society Award.
Neonatal dose of estrogen may prevent catastrophic epilepsyJan 23, 2014
Research at Baylor finds small estrogen dose could help treat infantile spasms syndrome, potentially prevent catastrophic seizures later in life.
Disease gene finding solves international medical mysteryJan 23, 2014
Combined, international effort helps Baylor doctors identify woman's illness.
Space Station not your average ant farmJan 9, 2014
Project for elementary and secondary school students to see how ants behave in microgravity launches.
Grant funds program to improve asthma control among African Americans in HoustonJan 8, 2014
Grant will provide more than $2 million for Baylor's Environmental Health Service's asthma intervention program for African-American adults.
Bold new alliance among Houston’s leading health care providers to transform care delivery in the regionJan 7, 2014
Three of the region’s leading medical institutions – Baylor College of Medicine, CHI St. Luke’s Health and the Texas Heart® Institute – have significantly expanded and enhanced their long-standing educational, clinical and research affiliations.
FAQ on Baylor, CHI non-profit joint ventureJan 7, 2014
Get more information on the recently announced non-profit joint venture between Baylor and CHI St. Luke's Health with these frequently asked questions.