Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor faculty honored with DeBakey awardsMay 15, 2017
The recipients of the 2017 Michael E. DeBakey Award for Excellence in Research at Baylor College of Medicine have been named.
President, CEO of AAMC to address Baylor graduatesMay 15, 2017
Dr. Darrell G. Kirch, a distinguished physician, educator and medical scientist and president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, will give the commencement address to Baylor College of Medicine graduates on Tuesday, May 30.
Ethical clash between health information, genomic databasesMay 12, 2017
Legal and ethical conflict exists between individuals’ right to access their personal health information and the protection of these trade secrets, as examined by a group of ethicists from Baylor.
Expert offers tips on dealing with post-graduation anxiety May 11, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Karen Lawson offers her tips on how to successfully transition to a postcollege life.
‘MARRVEL’ new way to compile big data in human-centric wayMay 11, 2017
A group of researchers at Baylor created MARRVEL to help researchers everywhere search databases all at once and in a matter of minutes.
Don’t give mom something to sneeze about this Mother’s DayMay 8, 2017
If your mom suffers from allergies, be sure to select her Mother’s Day flowers carefully this year with these tips.
Avon grant supports breast care services for underservedMay 8, 2017
Following the annual Avon 39 walk, the Avon Foundation for Women presented Baylor with a grant for $100,000 to support the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center’s Pink 4 Life project.
Baylor-Malawi partnership to expand obstetric services May 8, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Global Women’s Health Initiative are increasing global health efforts in Malawi with a new maternity operating room in the capital city of Lilongwe.
Expert discusses impact of lupus on kidneys May 4, 2017
May is Lupus Awareness Month, and while most people have heard of the disease and its impact on the body, a lesser known fact is that lupus, an autoimmune disease, is linked to kidney damage. 
Knee cracking, popping could be early sign of osteoarthritis May 4, 2017
A new study says cracking and popping sounds in the knee might be early predictors of symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.