Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

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.
Previously undiagnosed neurological disorder linked to mutations in gene IRF2BPLJul 26, 2018
An international team of scientists has discovered mutations of gene IRF2BPL that are associated with a previously undiagnosed neurological disorder.
What your body may be telling you about your health Jul 24, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine expert Isabel Valdez discusses some clues your body may giving you about your health.
African-American men needed for prostate cancer studyJul 20, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine is involved in a study to better understand why African American men with prostate cancer are at a higher risk for developing more aggressive forms of the disease.