Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Colon cancer proteins, genes uncover potential treatmentsToday
Analyzing both the entire set of genes and all the proteins produced by colon cancer tissues from patient samples has revealed a more comprehensive view of the tumor that points at novel cancer biological mechanisms and possible new therapeutic strategies.
Evenings with Genetics event focuses on Williams syndromeYesterday
On Tuesday, May 7, Evenings with Genetics will highlight Williams syndrome and how teens with the condition can develop independence as adults.
How to cope with panic attacksApr 23, 2019
Dr. Asim Shah gives his recommendations on recognizing the signs of a panic attack and relaxation strategies you can use if you are having one.
El Paso to host resource fair about genetics, autismApr 19, 2019
On Saturday, May 4, Baylor College of Medicine will host a community conference and resource fair for the El Paso area to provide an educational seminar and informational support for parents of children with autism and developmental disabilities.
Grant funds mucosal infection research at BaylorApr 18, 2019
A grant will fund Baylor research to study mucosal infection (bacteria, viruses and parasites) through the use of genomics and organoid model systems – cell-derived, in vitro 3D organ models that enable the study of biological processes.
Ethicists propose framework to address trust in medical data sharingApr 17, 2019
Ethicists at Baylor College of Medicine propose harnessing participant engagement to address trustworthiness in medical data sharing.
Dr. Joanna Jankowsky receives Alzheimer’s Association grant Apr 16, 2019
Dr. Joanna Jankowsky has been awarded a Zenith Fellows research grant, which  supports scientists who have contributed significantly to the Alzheimer's disease research field.
SRC-1 gene variants linked to human obesityApr 12, 2019
A team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Cambridge reports that the gene SRC-1 affects body weight control by regulating the function of neurons in the hypothalamus – the appetite center of the brain.
Study shows new triggers of rare food allergy in infantsApr 10, 2019
A study led by the section of immunology, allergy and rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics researches an uncommon food allergy known as ‘food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome’ (FPIES) that occurs mostly in infants.
Houston Venom Conference focuses on envenomationsApr 9, 2019
The Houston Venom Conference returns Tuesday, April 30, for the seventh consecutive year at Baylor College of Medicine. Founded by Dr. Spencer Greene, the conference teaches healthcare providers how to recognize and treat envenomations.