Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine, Horizons Trust sign memorandum of understanding to advance maternal health in The GambiaToday
Baylor College of Medicine and Horizons Trust UK sign a memorandum of understanding to facilitate training and research to advance maternal health in The Gambia.
Baylor researchers receive grant to study canine cancer, test new therapies for translation to human cancersYesterday
A $500,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health will increase understanding about the interactions between cancer and the immune system in dogs with naturally occurring tumors.
Elefteriou recognized by American Society for Bone and Mineral ResearchYesterday
Dr. Florent Elefteriou has been honored for scientific accomplishment in the bone and mineral field.
Local playwright donates proceeds of production to Baylor’s NCI-designated Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer CenterYesterday
Baylor College of Medicine’s Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center has been chosen as the beneficiary of an original musical play titled “This American Family."
Expert offers tips on how to keep calm when talking about politics Sep 27, 2016
Dr. James Lomax offers advice on having calm workplace discussions about politics during a divisive election season.
Research opens the possibility of new, noninvasive genetic prenatal testing Sep 26, 2016
Researchers have determined that it is feasible to develop a prenatal, noninvasive genetic test based on rare fetal cells that are present in the mother’s blood.
Baylor’s Evenings with Genetics program announces October seminarSep 26, 2016
Evenings with Genetics returns on October 4 with a discussion on myotonic dystrophy, a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness.
Pediatric obesity guidelines serve as toolkit for treating patients with obesity Sep 23, 2016
The Obesity Medicine Association released guidelines on pediatric obesity care for healthcare professionals who make decisions for pediatric patients with obesity.
Identifying barriers to basic science research among academic surgeonsSep 22, 2016
Analysis: Clinical demands, work-life balance and increased administrative duties are the three main factors impeding surgeons’ ability to be successful in basic science research:
Dr. Meng Wang awarded Faculty Scholar grant from Howard Hughes Medical InstituteSep 22, 2016
Dr. Meng Wang was awarded a grant given to outstanding young scientists and researchers who have made impressive accomplishments.