Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Cochlear implant seminar to bring awareness to hearing aidOct 17, 2017
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine hope to bring awareness to a device that may provide benefit in this situation – cochlear implants.
New ECMO recommendations for lung transplant candidates Oct 16, 2017
Physicians reviewed available data and research to provide a perspective on the use of ECMO on patients on the lung transplantation list. 
Mechanism explains how seizures may lead to memory lossOct 16, 2017
A better understanding of a new mechanism may lead to future strategies to reduce cognitive deficits in Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions associated with seizures, such as epilepsy.
Baylor physician-scientist named 2017 STAT Wunderkind Oct 13, 2017
Dr. Hsiao-Tuan Chao, an instructor of pediatrics – neurology has been named a 2017 STAT Wunderkind.
Baylor teams with soccer champ to promote health, wellnessOct 11, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine welcomes Carli Lloyd, world champion soccer player and Olympic gold medalist, to her role as healthcare ambassador.
Baylor, Genialis team up for next generation sequencingOct 10, 2017
To further support scientists working with next generation sequencing data, Baylor College of Medicine is pleased to announce a licensing agreement with Genialis, Inc.
Baylor introduces new metastatic breast cancer programOct 9, 2017
Oct. 13 has been declared Metastatic Breast Cancer Day by the Senate of the State of Texas. In honor of this proclamation, Baylor College of Medicine is launching a new program aimed at fighting the disease.
Study reveals benefit of exome sequencing for infants in ICUOct 6, 2017
A team of physicians and researchers designed a study to determine the efficacy of exome sequencing infants in intensive care units.
Asthma might be over diagnosed in children born with HIVOct 5, 2017
Researchers have reassessed the clinical diagnosis of asthma in children born with HIV and found that asthma seems to be overdiagnosed in these patients.
Dr. Buck Samuel receives NIH New Innovator AwardOct 5, 2017
Dr. Buck Samuel, assistant professor in the Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research at Baylor College of Medicine, is a recipient of the New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health.