Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Test reveals possible treatments for disorders involving MeCP2Aug 23, 2017
A team of researchers has developed a strategy that allows them to identify potential treatments that would restore altered levels of MeCP2.
Baylor recruiting volunteers for chikungunya vaccine trialAug 23, 2017
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are recruiting volunteers for a vaccine trial to test the safety and immune responses to a vaccine against chikungunya virus.
Podiatrist helps teachers put ‘best foot forward’Aug 22, 2017
Dr. Ronald Lepow says teachers should be sure to include comfortable shoes on their shopping lists.
How to set goals and actually achieve them Aug 22, 2017
Dr. Jin Han has some advice about how to set goals and focus on achieving them.
CPRIT awards $13M for prevention, research, recruitmentAug 18, 2017
Researchers in the NCI-designated Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center have received $13,107,956 from CPRIT for six new grants.
So you’ve been rejected: now how do you deal with it? Aug 16, 2017
With the school year starting soon, many students will be trying out for various sports teams and other activities, and while many will make these teams, others will not. Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale shares tips for coping with rejection at any age.
Midland to host community conference for genetic conditionsAug 15, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine will hold a community conference and resource fair on Saturday, Sept. 16 in the Midland area to provide a seminar and support materials for children with special needs and their families.
Change in protein production essential to muscle functionAug 14, 2017
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have shed light on the process that guides the maturation of newborn muscles into adult, fully functional organs.
Students and stomach aches: When to call the doctorAug 10, 2017
Dr. Priya Raj looks at the warning signs of when a repeated tummy ache may be cause for larger concern.
Experience the solar eclipse with proper eye protectionAug 9, 2017
Dr. Christina Weng says when viewing the solar eclipse, it is important to wear proper eye protection to prevent damage to the eye, especially the retina.