Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

International team discovers deficiency of RASGRP1 gene causes newly discovered human immunodeficiencyOct 24, 2016
A team of scientists has discovered the genetic cause and biological mechanisms linked to a new human immunodeficiency.
Identification of new subtypes of lung cancer can lead to personalized therapies with better outcomesOct 24, 2016
Researchers broke down lung cancers into distinct subtypes, each with its own molecular profile and potentially different response to therapy.
BIPAI expands its programs in South America with maternal-child health initiative in ArgentinaOct 21, 2016
The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital is increasing its impact in South America through a new maternal and child health program in Argentina.
Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy welcomes Anna Deavere Smith to Houston for evening of community outreachOct 21, 2016
The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine presents an evening with Anna Deavere Smith, featuring her performance of Let Me Down Easy, a docudrama examining the body as it relates to health and human existence.
International team discovers novel Alzheimer’s disease risk gene among IcelandersOct 20, 2016
A team of scientists have identified a novel genetic risk factor for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease.
When to worry about a sore throatOct 20, 2016
Dr. Julina Ongkasuwan says multiple health conditions may play a role in having an itchy, irritated and painful throat.
Statewide research program in Texas expected to advance understanding of causes of childhood cancerOct 19, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Cancer Center will lead a statewide effort to understand the causes of childhood cancer.
Breast reconstruction after cancer offers chance for patients to feel good in their own skin by using their own abdominal tissueOct 19, 2016
Plastic surgeon Dr. Sebastian Winocour discusses options for breast reconstruction following cancer, including using a patient's own abdominal tissue.
Baylor College of Medicine rises in ranks of healthiest workplaces for 2016Oct 18, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine has been recognized as a 2016 Healthiest 100 Workplace in America for its commitment to employee health and exceptional wellness programming.
If the shoe doesn’t fit: how to avoid runner’s toeOct 18, 2016
Dr. Ronald Lepow offers some prevention methods that runners can take to help avoid toenail loss.