Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Protein connection shown to be major player in cancer growthToday
A team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital has revealed a connection between mTORC1 and Src, two proteins known to be hyperactive in cancer.
$5 million grant to expand blood cancer therapy optionsYesterday
Using a new grant from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, a team from Baylor College of Medicine will work to develop more widely applicable targeted cellular therapies for leukemia and lymphoma.
How divorced parents can keep Halloween sweet for kidsOct 17, 2018
Trick-or-treating, dressing up in costume and having fun are all most children want to do on Halloween, but for some divorced families it can be a challenge to figure out how to make the night a treat and not a fright. 
Baylor College of Medicine announces 16th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry AwardsOct 16, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine announces the 16th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.
Special issue of journal highlights ClinGen programOct 12, 2018
A special issue of the journal Human Mutation contains 25 papers related to the activities of the National Human Genome Research Institute-funded Clinical Genome Resource program (ClinGen) and ClinVar.
Undiagnosed Diseases Network finds 31 new syndromesOct 10, 2018
The Undiagnosed Diseases Network, a consortium of researchers including Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, Stanford University and other institutions, has found 31 new syndromes within two years of the group’s inception.
Grant funds somatic cell genome editing mouse models studyOct 9, 2018
As part of a larger effort of the National Institutes of Health’s Somatic Cell Genome Editing program, researchers received a U42 grant to create mouse model resources for testing the therapeutic potential of novel genome editing approaches.
Volunteers needed for obsessive compulsive disorder studyOct 9, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting men and women between the ages of 18 and 65 who have been diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder and are not satisfied with their current serotonin-blocking, or SSRI, medication.
Volunteers sought for deep brain stimulation study on OCDOct 8, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine is seeking volunteers who want to take part in a study looking for new ways to treat obsessive compulsive disorder.
New high-dose radiation therapy available for pediatric liver cancer patientsOct 4, 2018
A team of physician-scientists at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital are now using a new treatment option for pediatric patients with liver tumors, called Transarterial Radioembolization (TARE).