Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Study shows 2016 election triggered OCD-like symptoms in some individualsApr 10, 2018
Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have discovered that many people have experienced an increase in symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder since the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Evenings with Genetics highlights rare respiratory condition Apr 10, 2018
On April 17, Evenings with Genetics will highlight primary ciliary dyskinesia, a rare genetic disorder causing defects in the function of the cilia that line the respiratory tract.
Researchers impact final round in The Cancer Genome AtlasApr 5, 2018
Baylor researchers have contributed significant work to The Cancer Genome Atlas, which in turn has produced game changers for translational research and clinical trials.
Tips for students on how to avoid burnoutApr 5, 2018
Between school, homework and extracurricular activities, it can be hard for students to balance all of their responsibilities, which can lead to a feeling of being burned out. Dr. Karen Lawson gives her tips on how students can avoid feeling this way.
New genetic tool will expand library of fruit fliesApr 4, 2018
The recent development of a large versatile library of fruit flies can be used to perform efficient and elegant in vivo gene-specific manipulations using the new protocol and gene-specific integration vector CRISPR-Mediated Integrated Cassette.
Psychiatry award honors Dr. Elinore F. McCance-KatzApr 4, 2018
Dr. Elinore F. McCance-Katz, assistant secretary for mental health and substance use for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, will receive this year’s Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry.
Answers to 100-year-old mystery point to potential breast cancer therapiesApr 3, 2018
A team of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center has identified a long sought after connection between how cancer cells use glucose to generate energy and cancer growth.
Grant to support post-Harvey behavioral health servicesMar 29, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine recently was awarded a $2.6 million grant by the Greater Houston Community Foundation’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to provide behavioral health services for those who have been impacted by Harvey.
Potential new strategy to fight ovarian cancer foundMar 28, 2018
A new discovery opens the possibility of developing a novel way to fight ovarian cancer.
New promise found in treating triple negative breast cancerMar 26, 2018
A new study has identified a novel treatment strategy that may be effective for triple negative breast cancer patients.