Baylor College of Medicine News

Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Don’t drink and shop during the holidays Nov 12, 2015
Dr. Kristin Kassaw discourages drinking and shopping this holiday season.
Genome of Sézary syndrome points to potential treatment targetsNov 10, 2015
A genomic analysis of 37 patients with Sézary syndrome, a rare cancer, reveals mutations in genes that affect T-cell signaling and those that interfere with cell cycle checkpoints that govern cell division.
Baylor College of Medicine earns a Houston Chronicle 2015 Top Workplaces Award Nov 9, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine has been awarded a 2015 Top Workplaces honor by the Houston Chronicle.
Estrogen receptor β helps endometrial tissue escape the immune system and cause diseaseNov 5, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine researchers find endometriosis thrives because of altered cellular signaling that is mediated by estrogen.
Skin can reflect eating habitsNov 5, 2015
A healthy diet does a body good inside and out, and dermatologists at Baylor College of Medicine say there is evidence that links certain foods to flares in acne.
Analysis of genetic neurologic diseases identify genes that affect brain structure, functionNov 4, 2015
International study led by Baylor evaluates the genetics behind brain disorders and malformations to offer insight into what is important in the development and function of the human brain.
New ways to find misdiagnosis of abdominal pain in emergency departments Nov 4, 2015
Baylor researchers create an electronic trigger to help identify diagnostic errors associated with abdominal pain.
BRAIN Initiative supports Baylor researchersNov 3, 2015
Baylor scientists and their collaborators have been awarded $3.7 million from the BRAIN Initiative to study what happens in the brain as we interact with the world around us.
Newest McNair Scholar named at Baylor College of MedicineNov 2, 2015
Dr. François St-Pierre, a quantitative neuroscientist and neuroengineer, has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Expedited diagnostic process reduces anxiety over breast cancer diagnosisOct 30, 2015
At the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine, imaging specialists have developed a program to expedite the process, reducing weeks to a mere few days, helping patients cope with the stress and anxiety that accompany the process.