Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference seeks abstractsYesterday
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference is currently seeking abstracts for consideration at the annual conference on Oct. 12 – 13, 2017 at Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor graduate student receives prestigious honor May 19, 2017
Lucy Liu has been awarded the prestigious Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Faculty celebrated as outstanding educational leadersMay 18, 2017
 Baylor College of Medicine faculty members were honored as outstanding educators at the Faculty Awards Day ceremony.
Clinical excellence by faculty honored at award ceremonyMay 18, 2017
A group of Baylor College of Medicine faculty members were recognized for excellence in patient care at the Faculty Awards Day ceremony May 18.
Low-carb diet may reduce risk of postmenopausal weight gainMay 18, 2017
In an analysis of dietary patterns of postmenopausal women, researchers found that those who consumed the fewest carbohydrates had a significantly reduced risk of gaining 10 percent of their body weight over an eight-year period.
Cancer study assesses targets for personalized medicineMay 18, 2017
A study confirmed previously known cancer molecular changes and discovered others that had not been typically linked to cancer before.
Weight loss, exercise can reduce frailty in obese older adultsMay 17, 2017
Researchers find that weight loss plus combined aerobic and resistance training provided greater improvement in physical function and reduction of frailty in older obese adults.
International genetics symposium launches in Hong KongMay 17, 2017
The world’s top geneticists will come together for the first-ever Joint Symposium in Clinical Genetics May 19 - 21, 2017 in Hong Kong. 
Estimating cost when it comes to novel therapiesMay 16, 2017
When it comes to patient care, finding the best treatment can sometimes include finding an equal, yet more economical solution.
What to know before starting a high-intensity workout routineMay 16, 2017
Dr. Theodore Shybut, a sports medicine expert at Baylor College of Medicine, provides guidelines for successful participation in high-intensity workout routines.