Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Some muscle soreness normal after workoutJul 20, 2016
Sports medicine expert Dr. Theodore Shybut offers advice on what’s normal and what’s not when it comes to soreness after exercise.
Tips help manage skin in dry or humid weatherJul 19, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine expert Dr. Harry Dao shares some tips on how to keep skin skin during periods of dry or humid heat.
T cells that target two tumor surface molecules mitigate tumor escape in mouse model of glioblastomaJul 18, 2016
Researchers show a new strategy, based on targeting specific surface molecules, that eliminates most of the cancer cells in a mouse model of glioblastoma.
Study identifies a new rare genetic syndrome associated with severe infections and lung disease in infantsJul 18, 2016
Researchers identified a new rare genetic condition which provides an explanation for a type of lung disease in infants.
Scientists cut “Gordian knot” in the human genomeJul 18, 2016
Emerging field of 3-D genome surgery sheds light on female development in mammals.
Pokémon Go: Health Benefits and Safety Tips Jul 18, 2016
Dr. Irvin Sulapas discusses Pokemon Go's health benefits and offers his tips on how to stay safe while playing the game.
Pitkow honored with CAREER award from the National Science FoundationJul 15, 2016
Dr. Xaq Pitkow, McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine, will have his research career supported over the next five years thanks to an award from the National Science Foundation.
Early echocardiography to study pulmonary hypertension in mouse model of bronchopulmonary dysplasiaJul 15, 2016
Research shows that echocardiography can be used to detect pulmonary hypertension in neonatal mice at an earlier time point than previously thought.
Baylor researchers advance rat model to enhance understanding of Rett syndromeJul 15, 2016
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have developed a novel rat model to better understand what causes patients with RTT to lose behavioral, cognitive and physical abilities.
Primate brain development can help explain human developmental disordersJul 13, 2016
Baylor scientists helped associate observed changes in gene expression during development with significant human disease characteristics.