Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Expert in lung transplantation joins BaylorMar 9, 2017
Dr. Gabriel Loor, a cardiac surgeon whose research focuses on maximizing donor organs for lung transplant recipients, has joined Baylor College of Medicine as director of lung transplantation.
Factors that affect eating behaviors among food pantry clientsMar 8, 2017
While it may seem that the cost of food is the main factor that affects eating behaviors among individuals from low-income families who rely on food pantry services, several other factors also may play a part.
Increased viral load related to less severe disease in RSV Mar 8, 2017
Researchers at Baylor found that children with less severe RSV had more virus in their body as measured by levels of five RSV genes.
Detailed chemical structure of P22 virus resolvedMar 6, 2017
Scientists have completed a model of unprecedented near-atomic resolution of the chemical structure of the P22 virus.
Genetic driver behind rare skeletal dysplasia condition foundMar 6, 2017
Researchers have identified a previously unimplicated gene behind a particular form of chondrodysplasia, a skeletal dysplasia that affects cartilage formation and causes disproportionate short stature and premature osteoarthritis.
Baylor’s Office of Outreach and Health Disparities collaborates with Vietnamese television to raise cancer awarenessMar 2, 2017
Baylor's Office of Outreach and Health Disparities, part of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, has launched a collaboration with VIETV to generate awareness about colorectal cancer in one of Houston’s largest demographics.
Baylor’s Human Genome Sequencing Center looks to bring adult whole genome sequencing to clinical space with unprecedented NHLBI grantMar 1, 2017
The Human Genome Sequencing Center has been named a participant in a half-billion dollar program to bring whole genome sequencing to the forefront of clinical research.
Baylor, Hess Toy Truck partner on new free STEM initiativeMar 1, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine and Hess Corporation are partnering to offer a free STEM education curriculum for schools nationwide.
Exercise and the heartFeb 28, 2017
Dr. Ihab Hamzeh has answers to some common questions to get you started on the right foot when it comes to improving heart health.
When to see a doctor for the flu Feb 27, 2017
Dr. Carmen Robinson says to make an appointment immediately if you have flu-like symptoms such as a fever, sore throat, cough, body aches, chills and fatigue or weakness.