Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Regulating asprosin levels might help control appetite, weightNov 6, 2017
Studies into the asprosin hormone open an intriguing possibility for developing novel treatments for overweight people.
TRI for Space Health awards four postdoctoral fellowshipsOct 31, 2017
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRI for Space Health), led by Baylor College of Medicine, has awarded postdoctoral fellowships to four outstanding early career scientists.
Experts offer tips to get you prepped for the World SeriesOct 26, 2017
Health tips from our experts to help you prepare for the World Series, whether you are watching the game from the stands or from the comfort of your own home.
Expert discusses importance of suicide preventionOct 25, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. John Oldham discusses why it is essential to develop better suicide prevention methods.
BRAIN Initiative grant aims to identify brain's building blocksOct 24, 2017
The National Institutes of Health has undertaken an ambitious program to establish a comprehensive reference cell atlas of the brain.
Grant funds study of ethics of adaptive deep brain stimulationOct 24, 2017
The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy been awarded a grant in order to identify and evaluate the ethical, legal and social concerns with adaptive deep brain stimulation technologies.
Researcher receives CDC award to fight antibiotic resistanceOct 23, 2017
Dr. Jennifer Auchtung has received an award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for innovative research to combat antibiotic resistance.
Researchers examine emergency department trauma transfersOct 19, 2017
A group of researchers examined emergency department transfers of more than 48,000 trauma patients to determine if the transfer was necessary and if care is being overused.
Are there health benefits to taking a nap? Oct 19, 2017
Dr. Philip Alapat discusses whether there are health benefits to taking a nap.
Reducing time between research evidence, clinical practiceOct 18, 2017
Researchers seek to develop a framework for implementing research into clinical practice in a timelier manner.