Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

OTUD6B gene mutations cause intellectual, physical disabilityMar 23, 2017
An international team of researchers from institutions around the world has discovered that mutations of the OTUD6B gene result in a spectrum of physical and intellectual deficits.
Childhood cancer survivor support expanding for TexansMar 22, 2017
A recent $1.5 million grant will expand the Passport for Care program, which ensuring that childhood cancer survivors in Texas receive healthcare that meets their unique needs.
Neurons deep in brain more active than once thoughtMar 21, 2017
New research may signal a major shift in our understanding of how the cerebellum encodes information.
Gene mutation may be linked to unexplained female infertilityMar 21, 2017
Researchers have uncovered a gene mutation that may provide answers to unexplained female infertility.
New SMA treatment topic of March Evenings with GeneticsMar 21, 2017
On Tuesday, March 28, Evenings with Genetics will highlight a new drug that has been approved by the FDA to treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy.
Kiss me: I matched!Mar 17, 2017
The luck of the Irish – and four years of hard work and dedication – was on the side of Baylor College of Medicine medical students on Match Day 2017.
Timing, dosage of statins before heart surgery impacts survivalMar 16, 2017
Researchers found that those who continued taking their cholesterol-lowering medication prior to coronary artery bypass grafting surgery had better survival rates than those who stopped.
Grant will support new therapy for inflammatory eye diseaseMar 16, 2017
Dr. Robert Britton, professor of molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine, was awarded the Stein Innovation Award from the Research to Prevent Blindness organization.
Seven attributes of the academic surgeon Mar 14, 2017
In an effort to guide future academic surgeons on the path to success, seven surgeons at Baylor outlined seven common attributes of the academic surgeon. 
Baylor pediatricians to lend expertise to Medscape ConsultMar 13, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine and Medscape today announced a collaboration that will connect Baylor pediatricians with physicians using Medscape Consult.