Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Single species of gut bacteria can reverse autism-related social behavior in miceJun 16, 2016
The absence of one specific species of gut bacteria causes social deficits in mice, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine report.
Coping with grief on Father’s DayJun 16, 2016
An expert at Baylor College of Medicine offers his advice on dealing with the grief that may come with Father’s Day for those who have lost a father or a child.
Baylor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong join to advance genetic research, trainingJun 15, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine and The Chinese University of Hong Kong will establish The Chinese University of Hong Kong-Baylor College of Medicine Joint Center for Medical Genetics in Hong Kong.
New research finds controlled substance to be more harmful for infants when combined with cigarettesJun 15, 2016
Researchers say that smoking both marijuana and tobacco cigarettes while pregnant may be worse for an unborn child than either cigarettes and marijuana alone.
ASCO honors Osborne for work in breast cancer research, mentorshipJun 14, 2016
Dr. C Kent Osborne has been awarded the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology’s Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Award and Lecture.
Mouse model shows that Notch activation can drive metastatic prostate cancerJun 13, 2016
Researchers find that in mouse models, Notch signaling promotes the ability of tumors to spread to other organs.
First-of-its-kind children’s cancer center launches in Botswana capitalJun 13, 2016
The Botswana-Baylor Children’s Center of Excellence and the government of Botswana began development of the first children’s hematology and cancer center of excellence in Gaborone.
Zoghbi to receive the Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine for 2016Jun 10, 2016
Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi was awarded the 2016 Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine for her groundbreaking discovery of the genes and the encoded proteins associated with Rett syndrome.
New study underway using laser technology to help improve precision in cataract surgery Jun 9, 2016
A new study in the Alkek Eye Center is under way to compare the effectiveness of two methods in reducing astigmatism during cataract surgery.
Baylor receives renewal for American Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Centers NetworkJun 8, 2016
The American Lung Association announced the funding renewal of their Asthma Clinical Research Center at Baylor.