Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Grant will support new therapy for inflammatory eye diseaseMar 16, 2017
Dr. Robert Britton, professor of molecular virology and microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine, was awarded the Stein Innovation Award from the Research to Prevent Blindness organization.
Seven attributes of the academic surgeon Mar 14, 2017
In an effort to guide future academic surgeons on the path to success, seven surgeons at Baylor outlined seven common attributes of the academic surgeon. 
Baylor pediatricians to lend expertise to Medscape ConsultMar 13, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine and Medscape today announced a collaboration that will connect Baylor pediatricians with physicians using Medscape Consult.
Mouse study helps find causes of human behavioral disordersMar 13, 2017
Research of a mouse model led to the discovery of the genetic cause of the human neurological condition of five patients who, until now, had not received a genetic diagnosis.
Gene ABL1 implicated in cancer, developmental disorderMar 13, 2017
Researchers link ABL1, a human gene well-known for its association with cancer, to a developmental disorder. 
Translational Research Institute solicits game-changing ideas to support astronaut healthMar 9, 2017
The newly established Translational Research Institute (TRI) seeks innovative and disruptive technologies, techniques, and countermeasures that will enable and enhance human exploration of deep space.
New palliative care fellowship program part of growing fieldMar 9, 2017
Palliative care is an emerging field in pediatric subspecialty care, leading to the development of a new pediatric fellowship program at Baylor College of Medicine. 
Mutations in CWC27 result in spectrum of conditionsMar 9, 2017
Researchers has discovered that mutations in the human gene CWC27 result in a spectrum of clinical conditions that include retinal degeneration and problems with craniofacial and skeletal development.
Expert in lung transplantation joins BaylorMar 9, 2017
Dr. Gabriel Loor, a cardiac surgeon whose research focuses on maximizing donor organs for lung transplant recipients, has joined Baylor College of Medicine as director of lung transplantation.
Factors that affect eating behaviors among food pantry clientsMar 8, 2017
While it may seem that the cost of food is the main factor that affects eating behaviors among individuals from low-income families who rely on food pantry services, several other factors also may play a part.