Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor brings community conference, resource fair to McAllenFeb 12, 2018
On Saturday, Feb. 17, Baylor College of Medicine will bring a community conference and resource fair to the McAllen area to provide an educational seminar and support materials for parents of children with special needs.
Classification can lead to new ways to diagnose, treat cancerFeb 12, 2018
A novel approach to studying cancer has enabled researchers to group about 10,000 human cancers of 32 different types into 10 classes based on the molecular pathways that drive tumor growth.
BRAIN grant funds study of neurocircuitry of depressionFeb 9, 2018
Two Baylor physicians have been awarded an $8.5 million grant to work toward a better understanding of the neurocircuitry of depression.
Hotez joins U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation boardFeb 8, 2018
Dr. Peter Hotez was appointed as a representative to the U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation Board of Governors. 
How to find your inner OlympianFeb 8, 2018
As athletes from around the world descend upon South Korea, it’s likely that fans everywhere will be inspired to consider going back to your favorite sport or even trying a new one.
Coping with loss on Valentine’s DayFeb 6, 2018
Valentine’s Day is a special day meant to show those you love most that you care about them, but for some this day could trigger feelings of grief because their loved one has passed away. 
Baylor brings community conference, resource fair to LaredoFeb 5, 2018
On Saturday, Feb. 10, Baylor College of Medicine will bring a community conference and resource fair to the Laredo area to provide an educational seminar and support materials for parents of children with special needs.
Gene playing major role in neurological condition foundFeb 2, 2018
Researchers are closer to solving the puzzle of a complex neurological condition called 15q13.3 microdeletion syndrome after they identified which gene is responsible for patients' clinical characteristics.
Back to basics for heart healthFeb 1, 2018
As heart month kicks off, doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say the first step to taking control of your health and preventing cardiovascular disease is understanding the basics and what they represent for your heart.
Addicted to lip balm? You might be allergicJan 31, 2018
If you find yourself frequently reapplying lip balm during the cold winter months, you may start to think you’re addicted to it. But Dr. Ramsey Markus explains why ‘addiction’ might just be another problem such as an allergic reaction.