Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Micro-scaled method holds promise for cancer diagnosisJan 27, 2020
Using a using a single-needle biopsy and new technology for tumor diagnosis, researchers have been able to provide a more detailed and wider window into cancer biology and tumor type.
Protein AKAP8 suppresses breast cancer metastasisJan 24, 2020
A protein naturally produced in the body has been found to suppress breast cancer metastasis in animal models of human tumors.
Clinical trial recruiting for OCD investigational medicationJan 22, 2020
Researchers at the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine are conducting a clinical trial of an investigational medication for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), compared to a placebo.
Unanticipated response to estrogen at the single cell levelJan 15, 2020
A team of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine found that individual mammalian cells in a population fail to respond synchronously to estrogen stimulation.
Women with disabilities sought for survey participationJan 14, 2020
The Center for Research on Women with Disabilities (CROWD) at Baylor College of Medicine has launched of the National Health Information Survey for Women with Mobility Impairments.
Give up smoking and vaping in the new yearJan 13, 2020
Dr. Nicola Hanania shares strategies to give up smoking and e-cigarette use.
Evenings with Genetics discussion on obesity, genetics Jan 9, 2020
On Tuesday, Jan. 14, Evenings with Genetics, a regular speaker series hosted by Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital, will spotlight genetic disorders of obesity, from diagnosis to medical management.
Research institute launches space radiation initiative Jan 8, 2020
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health is launching a new funding initiative supporting research advances in the study of space radiation and seeking countermeasures to be used in deep space exploration.
Bile acids help norovirus sneak into cellsDec 31, 2019
A new study reveals that human noroviruses infect cells of the small intestine by piggybacking on a normal cellular process that cells use to acquire materials from their environment.
Small steps can lead to big leap in health this new yearDec 30, 2019
According to Baylor College of Medicine doctors, the secret to achieving and maintaining good health is to incorporate small behavioral changes that you can live with into your lifestyle.