Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Matthew Rasband recognized for outstanding mentorshipAug 15, 2019
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at the National Institutes of Health gave the Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship to Dr. Matthew N. Rasband.
Get kids on a back-to-school sleep scheduleAug 15, 2019
While kids enjoy staying up – and sleeping in – late during summer break, it can be difficult to return to a normal sleep schedule when school is back in session. 
Nutritious back-to-school mealsAug 14, 2019
Planning children’s meals during the school week can be made simple when providing nutritious foods. Alicia Beltran, research dietitian, maps out healthy meals and snacks to feed your child before, during and after school.
Gut-brain connection helps explain obesity from overeatingAug 12, 2019
A new study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine reveals a previously unknown gut-brain connection that helps explain how eating extra servings lead to weight gain.
Drs. Lee, Petrosino named new Baylor chairsAug 8, 2019
Dr. Michael Lee has been named as chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Dr. Joseph Petrosino has been named chair of the Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology.
How to correct common fitness mistakesAug 7, 2019
Regular exercise or sports participation is a great way to sustain a healthy lifestyle, but mistakes in your training could lead to injury. Dr. Theodore Shybut discusses common mistakes that can result in injury.
How to keep germs out of classroomsAug 7, 2019
Back-to-school season means the start of flu season and exposure to many illnesses. Whether a student is going into preschool or college, there are ways parents, teachers and students themselves can prepare to stay healthy.
NIH grant to fund fetal growth restriction detection studyAug 6, 2019
Researchers were awarded $3.2 million by the National Institutes of Health to develop an improved way to evaluate umbilical venous blood flow using 3D and Doppler ultrasound techniques. 
Researchers share Harvey health impact findings at symposiumAug 5, 2019
Researchers have been studying Hurricane Harvey's effect on public health and the emergency response by healthcare providers during a major disaster. On Thursday, Aug. 22, they will share what they have learned at a symposium.
Device opens doors for expanded use of donor lungsAug 2, 2019
Currently, 80 percent of donor lungs are not being used for transplant, but a portable device to house and transport lungs could make more of the organs available for patients who need them.