Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Fruit fly study identifies new gene linked to aortic aneurysmsApr 24, 2018
An interdisciplinary team of researchers has identified a new gene linked to human aortic aneurysms. 
Study finds use of mobile app improved physician lab test ordering and diagnosisApr 24, 2018
Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the CDC evaluated whether a mobile app could improve diagnostic and test ordering decisions of physicians.
Hippo pathway found essential to heart developmentApr 23, 2018
Using a technology that provides a ‘high-resolution view’ of the status of individual cells, a team of researchers has gained new insights into the embryonic development of the mouse heart.
Scientists seek to sequence genomes of all known speciesApr 23, 2018
An international group of researchers, including researchers from Baylor College of Medicine, seek to sequence every known species that calls planet Earth home.
Study shows promise for donor lung preservation device Apr 19, 2018
A study found that a portable device can improve results for donor lung transportation compared to standard ice preservation of a during .
Infection or allergies? What to know about springtime sinusApr 19, 2018
Spring has sprung and with it comes an increase in allergies and even sinus infections. Our expert says knowing the difference between allergies and sinus infections is important in getting the right treatment.
Student awarded fellowship through New Americans ProgramApr 18, 2018
The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans announced its 2018 fellows including Baylor College of Medicine M.D./Ph.D. student Muhammad Saad Shamim. 
How to manage emotional rollercoaster of infertility Apr 18, 2018
Dr. Sohye Kim offers advice on how to handle the emotional effects of infertility.
Why is it harder for females to gain weight?Apr 18, 2018
For years, scientists have observed that when male and female mice eat the same high-fat diet, the males gain significantly more weight than the females. A new study proposes that part of the answer as to why that is may be in the brain.
Hotez, Zoghbi join American Academy of Arts and SciencesApr 18, 2018
Dr. Peter J. Hotez, and Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi have been elected as the newest members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary titles.