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Genes and impact on weight, topic of monthly genetics seminarApr 3, 2014
Baylor experts to discuss how our genes impact weight during April 8 Evening with Genetics seminar.
Enzyme presents drug target to rare lung disease Apr 1, 2014
Baylor researchers find an enzyme may provide a new way to attack lymphangioleiomyomatosis, a rare lung disease predominately affects women.
McNair Symposium gives research the spotlightMar 28, 2014
The third annual McNair Symposium will be held at Baylor College of Medicine featuring lectures by two Baylor McNair Scholars and three other guest lectures, Wednesday, April 2.
Baylor College of Medicine’s pediatric residency program at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio receives accreditationMar 28, 2014
Ten pediatric residents will be accepted into the program in the first year, which will begin rotations in July 2015 at the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio.
Researchers find anti-suicidal properties of ketamineMar 27, 2014
A low dose of the anesthetic ketamine helped to rapidly relieve suicidal thoughts in treatment resistant depression patients.
Dr. Erez Aiden named newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine Mar 26, 2014
Award-winning scientist Dr. Erez Aiden has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Scientists, parents join forces to identify new genetic disease in childrenMar 21, 2014
The discovery was unusually fast thanks to a combination of modern gene-sequencing techniques, social media and old-fashioned detective work.
Baylor celebrates Match Day 2014Mar 21, 2014
At Baylor, 173 fourth-year medical students participated in the National Resident Matching Program, which pairs students with residency programs throughout the country.
Dr. David Sugarbaker will lead comprehensive lung center at BaylorMar 20, 2014
Dr. David Sugarbaker, an internationally recognized leader in thoracic surgery and mesothelioma, will join the Baylor faculty this July and lead the new Lung Institute at Baylor College of Medicine.
Research on rare blood disorder leads to diagnostic test, potential new therapiesMar 20, 2014
A recent study by researchers, including those from Baylor and the Histiocytosis Program at Texas Children’s Cancer Center, has uncovered important advances in the understanding of a rare blood disorder called Langerhans cell histiocytosis.