Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Grant to develop chikungunya virus vaccine awarded Today
Hawaii Biotech, Inc. has been awarded a grant by The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop a vaccine to protect against infection caused by the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus.
One-time treatment rescues lethal metabolic liver disease in miceToday
Researchers have shown in mice that deleting a gene associated with liver disorder tyrosinaemia type I, they can turn the once deadly illness benign.
Baylor College of Medicine to focus on environmental causes of disease Yesterday
Renowned molecular biologist Dr. Cheryl Lyn Walker will develop a new center to understand causes of disease through research at the intersection of genetics, environmental health and computational biology.
Baylor St. Luke’s announces new presidentYesterday
CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (Baylor St. Luke’s) has appointed Gay Nord as its new President effective October 3.
Baylor College of Medicine welcomes Dr. Stacey CarterAug 26, 2016
Dr. Stacey Carter joins the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center and the Department of Surgery as an assistant professor.
Solving a 48-year-old mystery: scientists succeed at growing noroviruses in human intestinal cell cultures in the labAug 25, 2016
New development will let researchers explore and develop procedures to prevent and treat norovirus infection.
Baylor and The Chinese University of Hong Kong assemble clinical genetics symposiumAug 24, 2016
The world’s top geneticists will come together for the first-ever Joint Symposium in Clinical Genetics May 19 - 21, 2017.
Children’s cancer research at Baylor, Texas Children’s Cancer Center funded by St. Baldrick’s FoundationAug 23, 2016
Five pediatric oncologists received 2016 grants from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for cancer research projects.
Annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series begins at Baylor College of MedicineAug 23, 2016
The annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series, directed by Dr. Kenya Steele, will take place this fall.
Baylor College of Medicine awarded more than $10 million from CPRIT for prevention and facility support servicesAug 22, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine researchers awarded more than $10 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to support evidence-based cancer prevention services and core facility.