Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Grant will allow for further study of pediatric blinding diseaseJun 7, 2016
Dr. Nduka Enemchukwu has been awarded a $65,000grant from the Knights Templar Eye Foundation to support his research on blinding disease in children.
Baby elephants need their vaccinations, tooJun 7, 2016
Dr. Paul Ling and his team are raising funds for the design and generation of an effective Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus vaccine by launching a crowdfunding initiative. 
Targeting B-cell malignancies with κ-specific T cells can lead to complete clinical responsesJun 6, 2016
Treating B cell malignancies with the patients’ own T cells modified so as to target specific B cell markers has shown clinical success.
Gene TMEM230 suggests novel mechanism for Parkinson’s diseaseJun 6, 2016
The discovery of a new gene, TMEM230, illuminates a possible mechanism to explain Parkinson’s disease.
Baylor well represented at AATS Annual Meeting 2016Jun 2, 2016
Baylor's Dr. Joseph S. Coselli gave his presidential address to the annual meeting of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.
Dr. Joseph S. Coselli: Lifetime of TAAA analysis gives patients, surgeons new insight into proceduresJun 2, 2016
Dr. Joseph S. Coselli and colleagues have presented a study consisting of the results of 30 years of performing open thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm (TAAA) repairs.
Evening With Genetics heads to McAllen, focuses on developmental disabilitiesJun 2, 2016
Answers to questions about the cause of children’s disabilities, new testing, specific treatment and resources will be the focus of a public seminar in both English and Spanish.
Advice to Baylor’s Class of 2016: Be mindful, keep involved in community serviceJun 1, 2016
The 2016 Baylor College of Medicine graduating class were cheered by hundreds of family members and friends gathered in Jones Hall in downtown Houston.
Submit abstracts for 3rd Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer ConferenceJun 1, 2016
Abstracts are currently being accepted for the 3rd Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference hosted by the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
Genetic series provides updates on neurofibromatosis type 1May 31, 2016
Neurofibromatosis type 1, a disorder characterized by the growth of noncancerous tumors, will be the focus of discussion in the June 7 Evenings with Genetics