Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences News
Research improves understanding of cell-cell communication Apr 4, 2019 To better understand the cell-cell communication system, researchers created the exRNA Atlas resource, the first detailed catalog of human exRNAs in bodily fluids.
Dr. Ruth Simmons named as 2019 commencement speaker Feb 18, 2019 Dr. Ruth Simmons will provide the John E. Whitmore Lecture commencement address at Baylor College of Medicine’s commencement ceremonies in May.
Class of 2018 encouraged to serve others, find true calling May 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.
Student awarded fellowship through New Americans Program Apr 18, 2018 The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans announced its 2018 fellows including Baylor College of Medicine M.D./Ph.D. student Muhammad Saad Shamim.
Baylor makes leap in U.S. News & World Report rankings Mar 20, 2018 Baylor College of Medicine moved up in both the research and primary care medical school rankings published today by U.S. News & World Report, securing its position as the No. 1 medical school in Texas and one of the top schools in the nation.
Diversity champion to give Baylor College of Medicine commencement address May 23, 2017 Dr. Marc Nivet, executive vice president of institutional advancement at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, will give the commencement address to students May 30.
Baylor graduate student receives prestigious honor May 19, 2017 Lucy Liu has been awarded the prestigious Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Baylor College of Medicine announces 14th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards Oct 5, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine announces the 14th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.
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.
Scientists cut “Gordian knot” in the human genome Jul 18, 2016 Emerging field of 3-D genome surgery sheds light on female development in mammals.
Baylor researchers advance rat model to enhance understanding of Rett syndrome Jul 15, 2016 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have developed a novel rat model to better understand what causes patients with RTT to lose behavioral, cognitive and physical abilities.
Primate brain development can help explain human developmental disorders Jul 13, 2016 Baylor scientists helped associate observed changes in gene expression during development with significant human disease characteristics.
Baylor College of Medicine receives grant from Komen Houston for breast health program Jul 8, 2016 Susan G. Komen Houston awarded a $132,050 grant to Baylor for the prevention and treatment of breast cancer in underserved patient populations.
Grant helps Baylor expert study available treatments to treat infertility Jul 7, 2016 A grant was awarded to Dr. Diana Monsivais to help further her research into ways to improve infertility treatments.
Baylor College of Medicine awarded more than $1 million from NIH for Zika study Jun 30, 2016 The Vaccine Treatment and Evaluation Unit will lead a study of people infected with Zika virus to better understand the infection.
Collisions during DNA replication and transcription contribute to mutagenesis Jun 29, 2016 Researchers have determined that Collisions during DNA replication and transcription can significantly contribute to mutagenesis.
Helping breast cancer patients discover body confidence during swimsuit season Jun 29, 2016 Swimsuit season can be particularly tough for some women undergoing breast cancer treatment, or who have had reconstructive surgery.
Fifty-four mouse testis-enriched genes are not needed for male fertility Jun 27, 2016 New research into which genes are required for male fertility could lead to a better understanding of the genetic changes that lead to male infertility, and to design strategies to overcome them.
Angola Sickle Cell Initiative teaming with Bristol-Myers Squibb to provide children with medication for sickle cell disease Jun 24, 2016 The Angola Sickle Cell Initiative is teaming up with Bristol-Myers Squibb to provide access to medication for children with sickle cell disease in Angola.
Negative feedback loops help maintain function of mutated proteins Jun 22, 2016 A study by Cullen Chair and Professor Olivier Lichtarge and Dr. Christophe Herman pins down a process by which some mutations may foster an organism’s long term adaptation while putting its immediate fitness at less risk.