Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Joint symposium brings advances in genetic research to Asia for second yearMay 24, 2018
For the second year, top geneticists from around the world gathered for the Joint Symposium in Clinical Genetics and 14th Asia Pacific Congress in Maternal Fetal Medicine in Hong Kong.
Dr. O’Malley named Chancellor of Baylor College of MedicineMay 23, 2018
The Board of Trustees of Baylor College of Medicine have named Dr. Bert O’Malley, longtime chair of the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, as Chancellor of the College, effective July 1.
Dr. Meng Wang named Howard Hughes InvestigatorMay 23, 2018
Dr. Meng Wang has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator at Baylor. 
Research challenges current mechanism of tumor formationMay 21, 2018
New evidence challenges a mechanism currently considered to contribute to tumor formation. 
Baylor faculty's clinical excellence honored at ceremonyMay 18, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine recognized its faculty leaders in excellence for patient care at the annual Faculty Awards Day ceremony, held May 18.
Baylor faculty celebrated as outstanding educational leadersMay 18, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine honored its top educational leaders at the Faculty Awards Day ceremony, held Thursday, May 17, in the College’s Cullen Auditorium.
Mosquito saliva alone triggers unexpected immune responseMay 17, 2018
Researchers have taken a closer look at the effect of mosquito saliva alone and found that it can trigger an unexpected variety of immune responses in an animal model of the human immune system. 
Baylor, BillionToOne collaborate for non-invasive prenatal testMay 16, 2018
In an effort to provide safe testing to expecting mothers, Baylor College of Medicine is collaborating with BillionToOne in a joint clinical study of a novel, non-invasive blood test that detects sickle cell disease during pregnancy.
Expert highlights need to raise awareness about asthmaMay 14, 2018
To raise awareness about asthma, May is recognized as National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.
Baylor College of Medicine honors faculty with Michael E. DeBakey Excellence in Research AwardsMay 9, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine has honored five of its leading faculty with the 2018 Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Award, which recognizes published scientific contributions to clinical or basic biomedical research over the past three years.