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DeBakey High School students inspired by astronauts during visit to space instituteYesterday
Workshop encourages students to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics with visit to the Nation Space Biomedical Research Institute headquarters in Houston.
Psychiatry award winner to speak on stress, support, cancer survivalYesterday
Dr. David Spiegel, Wilson Professor and associate chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, will receive this year’s Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry and deliver a lecture at Baylor College of Med
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Begins Groundbreaking Treatment for EpilepsyApr 15, 2014
CHI St. Luke’s Health Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center announced today that it has begun treating patients with the groundbreaking new NeuroPace® RNS® System.
Avon Foundation grant to improve screening, patient navigation of underserved communityApr 15, 2014
The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine has received a $150,000 grant from the Avon Foundation for Women to provide breast cancer prevention and treatment and help patients better navigate their breast cancer care.
Volunteers needed for postpartum depression studyApr 14, 2014
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women are recruiting volunteers for a study on how the natural hormone oxytocin affects the relationship between mothers and their infants.
Genetics leader reflects on 50th anniversary of discovery of genetic codeApr 14, 2014
In 1959, postdoctoral associate Dr. Thomas Caskey, participated in the Nobel Prize winning work of Dr. Marshall Nirenberg that helped unravel the genetic code of life. It was not just a “one-trick pony,” Caskey reflected
Chevron, Baylor –Texas Children’s team up to improve health disparities in ColombiaApr 9, 2014
Chevron, Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine have teamed up to improve health outcomes in La Guajira, Colombia.
Zoghbi awarded 2014 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental BiologyApr 8, 2014
Dr. Huda Zoghbi, professor of neuroscience, pediatrics, molecular and human genetics and neurology at Baylor College of Medicine, will receive the 2014 March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology.
Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center to Sponsor 2014 Donate Life Transplant Games of AmericaApr 7, 2014
CHI St. Luke's Health Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center has become an official sponsor of the 2014 Donate Life Transplant Games of America that will be held in Houston in July.
Genes and impact on weight, topic of monthly genetics seminarApr 3, 2014
Baylor experts to discuss how our genes impact weight during April 8 Evening with Genetics seminar.