Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy welcomes Anna Deavere Smith to Houston for evening of community outreachToday
The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine presents an evening with Anna Deavere Smith, featuring her performance of Let Me Down Easy, a docudrama examining the body as it relates to health and human existence.
International team discovers novel Alzheimer’s disease risk gene among IcelandersYesterday
A team of scientists have identified a novel genetic risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
When to worry about a sore throatYesterday
Dr. Julina Ongkasuwan says multiple health conditions may play a role in having an itchy, irritated and painful throat.
Statewide research program in Texas expected to advance understanding of causes of childhood cancerOct 19, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer Center will lead a statewide effort to understand the causes of childhood cancer.
Breast reconstruction after cancer offers chance for patients to feel good in their own skin by using their own abdominal tissueOct 19, 2016
Plastic surgeon Dr. Sebastian Winocour discusses options for breast reconstruction following cancer, including using a patient's own abdominal tissue.
Baylor College of Medicine rises in ranks of healthiest workplaces for 2016Oct 18, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine has been recognized as a 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America for its commitment to employee health and exceptional wellness programming.
If the shoe doesn’t fit: how to avoid runner’s toeOct 18, 2016
Dr. Ronald Lepow offers some prevention methods that runners can take to help avoid toenail loss.
Frontline strategies to reduce misdiagnosis in hospitalized patients Oct 17, 2016
Researchers proposed a pragmatic framework of strategies to reduce errors of diagnosis in hospitalized patients in a paper published today in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Two Baylor College of Medicine faculty members named to National Academy of MedicineOct 17, 2016
Dr. Malcolm Brenner and Dr. Cheryl Walker were elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine.
Baylor’s Dr. Brendan Lee to debut virtual integrative genetic services platform at ASHG conferenceOct 14, 2016
Dr. Brendan Lee will debut Consultagene, a new, innovative virtual platform for genetics services, at this year’s American Society of Human Genetics conference in Vancouver Oct. 18-22.