Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Volunteers needed for LAM studyDec 22, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting volunteers for a new study to determine the efficacy of the drug saracatinib in treating women with lymphangioleiomyomatosis, or LAM.
A new, multidisciplinary approach to classify cell types in the brainDec 21, 2015
New test leads team to vital clues for understanding neuropsychiatric disorders such as autism and schizophrenia.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – or is it? Coping advice from an expertDec 21, 2015
Holidays are infrequent occasions, and they bring people face-to-face with problems or circumstances not normally encountered during the rest of the year. Dr. James Bray offers advice to reduce stress.
Neuroblastoma research at Baylor receives funding through support of Today show viewersDec 18, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine pediatric oncologist Dr. Andras Heczey has received a grant from the American Cancer Society funded by viewers of the Today Show through its Shine a Light campaign.
Baylor St. Luke’s unveils design for medical campusDec 17, 2015
CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (Baylor St. Luke’s) has unveiled the design for its $1.1 billion medical campus.
Volunteers needed for study on depression and gut functionDec 11, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting volunteers for a study to understand how depression and gut function may be related in youth.
Zoghbi to receive Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical ScienceDec 11, 2015
Dr. Huda Zoghbi, professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named to receive the 2015 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science.
Bottazzi receives Honduran National Science AwardDec 10, 2015
Dr. Maria Elena Bottazzi, associate dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2015 Jose Cecilio del Valle National Science Award from the government of Honduras.
Physicians in training at high risk for depressionDec 10, 2015
New research from Baylor College of Medicine and Brigham and Women’s Hospital finds that 28.8 percent of trainees screen positive for depression during their residency.
STAT6 may explain mortality associated with some asthma drugDec 9, 2015
A gene, STAT6, may be the key to why some users of long-acting beta agonists die, Baylor researchers find.