Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Pediatric obesity guidelines serve as toolkit for treating patients with obesity Sep 23, 2016
The Obesity Medicine Association released guidelines on pediatric obesity care for healthcare professionals who make decisions for pediatric patients with obesity.
Identifying barriers to basic science research among academic surgeonsSep 22, 2016
Analysis: Clinical demands, work-life balance and increased administrative duties are the three main factors impeding surgeons’ ability to be successful in basic science research:
Dr. Meng Wang awarded Faculty Scholar grant from Howard Hughes Medical InstituteSep 22, 2016
Dr. Meng Wang was awarded a grant given to outstanding young scientists and researchers who have made impressive accomplishments.
Baylor researchers contribute to project to develop guidelines for large sequence-based complex trait association studiesSep 22, 2016
Findings from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Exome Sequencing Project (ESP) could contribute to the advancement of precision medicine and the implications for the future of whole exome data analysis.
Tattoo therapy could ease chronic disease; skin-embedded nanoparticles may help control autoimmune diseasesSep 22, 2016
A proof-of-principle study shows that nanoparticles may help control autoimmune diseases.
Reproductive Health Research Day will include information on impact of neglected diseases on womenSep 21, 2016
Neglected diseases and their impact on women is a featured topic at the upcoming Reproductive Health Research Day on Oct. 5.
Post-operative outcomes in the VA improved in the last 15 yearsSep 21, 2016
A study of the post-operative outcomes in the Veterans Health Administration shows that rates of complications and mortality following complications improved significantly within the VA during the last 15 years.
Baylor and Texas Children’s Hospital partner to bring fellowship training in oncology and hematology to East AfricaSep 20, 2016
A new program aims to bring pecialty pediatric training and education in oncology and hematology to Uganda and other East African countries.
Human antibodies block norovirus’ point of entrance into cellsSep 19, 2016
Scientists have determined a mechanism by which human antibodies target and block noroviruses, opening the possibility of developing therapeutic agents against this virus.
CPRIT awards Baylor $5 million grant for core facility support in proteomics and metabolomicsSep 16, 2016
A $5 million CPRIT grant will provide a boost to the Proteomics and Metabolomics Core.