Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Evolution meets biochemistry to better understand how dopamine receptors workMar 16, 2016
Baylor-led team develops new mathematical tool that, together with biochemical analyses, allows them to pinpoint specific structural changes in the dopamine 2 receptor.
Baylor College of Medicine moves up in national rankingsMar 16, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine moved up in all U.S. News & World Report rankings released this year and continues to have the top ranked programs in Texas and the Southwest.
Dr. Xiang Zhang awarded prestigious Department of Defense grant for breast cancer research Mar 15, 2016
Dr. Xiang Zhang has been awarded the Department of Defense’s 2015 Breast Cancer Research Program Era of Hope Scholar Award to further study metastatic breast cancer.
Understanding obesity from the inside out Mar 14, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine researchers collaborate on new lab method that reveals the roles of GABA in the control of appetite and metabolism.
Opt for healthier options at rodeo to reduce potential for acid refluxMar 14, 2016
Watch out for too much of a good thing. Baylor College of Medicine expert says eating too much of certain rodeo or fair foods could lead to acid reflux or make it worse.
Unlocking the secrets of the brain’s intelligence to develop smarter technologiesMar 10, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine leads a team of scientists who aim to reveal the computational building blocks of our brain and use them to create smarter learning machines.
New research study goes against popular belief on "39-week" pregnancy ruleMar 10, 2016
New research suggests that babies delivered after elective induction at 37 to 38 weeks may not have an increased risk of adverse neonatal outcomes.
Largest genomic study on kidney cancer brings hope for more effective treatments Mar 4, 2016
Baylor's Dr. Chad Creighton led a study that distinguished nine major subtypes of kidney cancer.
Evenings With Genetics focuses on neurofibromatosis type 1Mar 3, 2016
Neurofibromatosis type 1, a disorder characterized by the growth of noncancerous tumors, will be the focus of the next Evenings with Genetics on March 8.
Social amoeba cast wide, lethal DNA nets to kill invading bacteriaMar 1, 2016
Cells within the multicellular slug stage of the social amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum) seek to kill invading bacteria with DNA nets when invaded.