Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Monthly Evenings with Genetics seminar to focus on Parkinson’s in JanuaryJan 18, 2017
The next installment of Evenings with Genetics will focus on Parkinson’s disease, with expert speakers providing an overview of treatment for the disease, along with future directions in care.
'Listening' to single cells may uncover cancer originsJan 17, 2017
Baylor scientists have developed a method that allows them to accurately determine the genes expressed in single cells.
ER becomes only option for Medicaid and uninsuredJan 13, 2017
A recent study led by Dr. Laura Medford-Davis aimed to demonstrate the barriers in access to follow-up care for uninsured and Medicaid patients.
Core lab adds to services for researchers at Baylor, beyondJan 12, 2017
The BioEngineering Core joins more than two dozen Advanced Technology Core Laboratories support research of faculty at Baylor and the Texas Medical Center on a fee-for-service basis.
Baylor, nation’s cancer centers endorse updated HPV vaccine recommendationsJan 11, 2017
Baylor and the other 69 National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers endorsed recently revised recommendations from the CDC on the need to improve vaccination rates for HPV.
Fighting sickle cell disease using a type 2 diabetes medicationJan 10, 2017
Researchers have discovered promising new treatments for sickle cell disease, the first new drug treatment in 30 years and the first ever for beta thalassemia.
How to reap the benefits of exercise: it’s in the genesJan 10, 2017
An international team of scientists has discovered that the gene TFEB is a major regulator of muscle function during exercise. 
Pionero en cirugía de corazón mínimamente invasiva se une a Baylor College of Medicine y Baylor St. Luke’s Medical CenterJan 9, 2017
El Dr. Joseph Lamelas se ha incorporado como jefe asociado de cirugía cardíaca en la división de cirugía cardiotorácica y llevará a cabo cirugías en Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Pioneer in minimally invasive heart surgery joins Baylor College of Medicine and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical CenterJan 9, 2017
Dr. Joseph Lamelas has joined as associate chief of cardiac surgery in the division of cardiothoracic surgery and will conduct surgeries at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.
Baylor physician proposes value-based incentive structure for emergency care Jan 6, 2017
Dr. Laura Medford-Davis examines the varying incentives for physicians and how these need to change in order to advance emergency department care.