Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

CPRIT awards $13M for prevention, research, recruitmentAug 18, 2017
Researchers in the NCI-designated Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center have received $13,107,956 from CPRIT for six new grants.
So you’ve been rejected: now how do you deal with it? Aug 16, 2017
With the school year starting soon, many students will be trying out for various sports teams and other activities, and while many will make these teams, others will not. Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale shares tips for coping with rejection at any age.
Midland to host community conference for genetic conditionsAug 15, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine will hold a community conference and resource fair on Saturday, Sept. 16 in the Midland area to provide a seminar and support materials for children with special needs and their families.
Change in protein production essential to muscle functionAug 14, 2017
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have shed light on the process that guides the maturation of newborn muscles into adult, fully functional organs.
Students and stomach aches: When to call the doctorAug 10, 2017
Dr. Priya Raj looks at the warning signs of when a repeated tummy ache may be cause for larger concern.
Experience the solar eclipse with proper eye protectionAug 9, 2017
Dr. Christina Weng says when viewing the solar eclipse, it is important to wear proper eye protection to prevent damage to the eye, especially the retina.
Expert discusses repercussions of helicopter parenting Aug 9, 2017
Dr. Karen Lawson explains the consequences that occur when a parent is overinvolved in a child or young person’s life.
2017 Compassion and the Art of Medicine series beginsAug 8, 2017
The annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series hosted by the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine will take place this fall.
Probiotics may reduce risk of gut bacterial infectionsAug 8, 2017
A team of researchers is exploring the possibility that next-generation probiotics would reduce the risk of infection with the bacterium Clostridium difficile.
Grant to compare large-scale genomic sequencing, standard clinical tests for childhood cancer patientsAug 8, 2017
Baylor’s KidsCanSeq program will compare the results of large-scale genomic testing to targeted clinical tests in childhood cancer patients.