Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Lupski recognized for leadership in geneticsAug 9, 2018
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has honored Dr. James Lupski with the 2018 Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award.
Companies merge to implement Baylor College of Medicine-developed therapies for cancerAug 8, 2018
Researchers have developed a novel therapy for cancer patients that harnesses the patient’s own immune system to fight cancer in a natural way.
Start school with these fresh skincare tipsAug 7, 2018
Kim Chang offers tips on how teens can start the school year off with healthy skin, starting with a focus on damage from the summer sun.
Estrogen receptor events linked to breast cancer metastasisAug 7, 2018
Researchers identify estrogen receptor alpha gene (ESR1) translocation events that drive not only therapeutic resistance, but also trigger ER+ breast cancer cells to metastasize.
Dr. Cheryl Lyn Walker receives Outstanding Investigator AwardAug 6, 2018
Dr. Cheryl Lyn Walker has been awarded an Outstanding Investigator Award (R35) from the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
Teaching your child how to be empathetic Aug 6, 2018
Although empathy can be a hard quality for parents to teach to their children, Dr. Eric Storch gives his advice on how they can do this.
New gene therapy treatment for osteoarthritisJul 31, 2018
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have identified a potential strategy for treating osteoarthritis from both a symptomatic and disease-modifying perspective by using gene therapy to inhibit the interleukin-1 pathway.
Baylor College of Medicine announces winners of the 15th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry AwardJul 31, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine announces the 15th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.
The ABCDEs of Viral HepatitisJul 27, 2018
Baylor experts say awareness and diagnosis of viral hepatitis infection is the first step to taking control and making changes to either prevent or treat this potentially deadly infection.
Lectins help social amoeba establish their own microbiomeJul 26, 2018
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have discovered that sugar-binding proteins called lectins are essential for amoebas and bacteria living together.