Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Baylor researchers receive grant to study canine cancer, test new therapies for translation to human cancers Sep 29, 2016 A $500,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health will increase understanding about the interactions between cancer and the immune system in dogs with naturally occurring tumors.
Elefteriou recognized by American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Sep 29, 2016 Dr. Florent Elefteriou has been honored for scientific accomplishment in the bone and mineral field.
Local playwright donates proceeds of production to Baylor’s NCI-designated Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center Sep 29, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine’s Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center has been chosen as the beneficiary of an original musical play titled “This American Family."
Expert offers tips on how to keep calm when talking about politics Sep 27, 2016 Dr. James Lomax offers advice on having calm workplace discussions about politics during a divisive election season.
Research opens the possibility of new, noninvasive genetic prenatal testing Sep 26, 2016 Researchers have determined that it is feasible to develop a prenatal, noninvasive genetic test based on rare fetal cells that are present in the mother’s blood.
Baylor’s Evenings with Genetics program announces October seminar Sep 26, 2016 Evenings with Genetics returns on October 4 with a discussion on myotonic dystrophy, a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle weakness.
Pediatric obesity guidelines serve as toolkit for treating patients with obesity Sep 23, 2016 The Obesity Medicine Association released guidelines on pediatric obesity care for healthcare professionals who make decisions for pediatric patients with obesity.
Identifying barriers to basic science research among academic surgeons Sep 22, 2016 Analysis: Clinical demands, work-life balance and increased administrative duties are the three main factors impeding surgeons’ ability to be successful in basic science research:
Dr. Meng Wang awarded Faculty Scholar grant from Howard Hughes Medical Institute Sep 22, 2016 Dr. Meng Wang was awarded a grant given to outstanding young scientists and researchers who have made impressive accomplishments.
Baylor researchers contribute to project to develop guidelines for large sequence-based complex trait association studies Sep 22, 2016 Findings from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute Exome Sequencing Project (ESP) could contribute to the advancement of precision medicine and the implications for the future of whole exome data analysis.