Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Study finds arthroscopy simulator benefits traineesYesterday
A new study found that orthopedic surgery residents made significant improvements on their knee and shoulder surgical skills using a virtual arthroscopic simulator. 
Baylor faculty elected National Academy of Inventors fellows Yesterday
Drs. Mary K. Estes, Bert O’Malley and Huda Zoghbi of Baylor College of Medicine were three of the 148 renowned academic inventors named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors this week.
How to prevent and treat a cold Yesterday
Stuffy or runny noses and sore throats are common signs of a cold and can make us feel miserable. Isabel Valdez offers tips to treat a cold or even prevent catching one.
Volunteers needed for Alzheimer’s researchDec 11, 2018
Researchers are seeking clinical trial volunteers for new Alzheimer’s disease prevention and treatment studies.
Subtype of immune B cells can delay diabetes onset in miceDec 6, 2018
A team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School report today in the JCI Insight that a subset of immune B cells can delay the onset of type 1 diabetes in a mouse model of the condition.
Without Dna2, genes can jump into DNA breaksDec 5, 2018
A study reveals that when Dna2 is absent, small DNA fragments jump from all over the genome into chromosome breaks. This novel mechanism may explain similar events commonly seen in cancer or during antibody diversification.
Understanding formation of neurons in adult brainsDec 5, 2018
A team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, the Texas Heart Institute and Texas Children’s Hospital has developed a powerful new approach to understand the formation of new neurons in the mammalian adult brain.
FDA recognizes database of clinically relevant genetic variantsDec 5, 2018
The database created by the Clinical Genome Resource program (ClinGen) has been recognized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Rotavirus outsources cellular protein to assemble virus factoriesDec 4, 2018
A team of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine found the formation of rotavirus factories depends on a cellular protein called CK1α.
New biomedical research projects address space health risksDec 4, 2018
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health at Baylor College of Medicine has selected 15 new scientists who will focus on biomedical research projects.