Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Increased viral load related to less severe disease in RSV Mar 8, 2017
Researchers at Baylor found that children with less severe RSV had more virus in their body as measured by levels of five RSV genes.
Detailed chemical structure of P22 virus resolvedMar 6, 2017
Scientists have completed a model of unprecedented near-atomic resolution of the chemical structure of the P22 virus.
Genetic driver behind rare skeletal dysplasia condition foundMar 6, 2017
Researchers have identified a previously unimplicated gene behind a particular form of chondrodysplasia, a skeletal dysplasia that affects cartilage formation and causes disproportionate short stature and premature osteoarthritis.
Baylor’s Office of Outreach and Health Disparities collaborates with Vietnamese television to raise cancer awarenessMar 2, 2017
Baylor's Office of Outreach and Health Disparities, part of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, has launched a collaboration with VIETV to generate awareness about colorectal cancer in one of Houston’s largest demographics.
Baylor’s Human Genome Sequencing Center looks to bring adult whole genome sequencing to clinical space with unprecedented NHLBI grantMar 1, 2017
The Human Genome Sequencing Center has been named a participant in a half-billion dollar program to bring whole genome sequencing to the forefront of clinical research.
Baylor, Hess Toy Truck partner on new free STEM initiativeMar 1, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine and Hess Corporation are partnering to offer a free STEM education curriculum for schools nationwide.
Exercise and the heartFeb 28, 2017
Dr. Ihab Hamzeh has answers to some common questions to get you started on the right foot when it comes to improving heart health.
When to see a doctor for the flu Feb 27, 2017
Dr. Carmen Robinson says to make an appointment immediately if you have flu-like symptoms such as a fever, sore throat, cough, body aches, chills and fatigue or weakness.
Many genetic changes can occur early in human developmentFeb 23, 2017
When multiple genetic changes occur before or early after conception, they may inform scientists about fundamental knowledge underlying many diseases.
Center for Medical Ethics awarded grant for Zika policy toolkitFeb 22, 2017
The Texas Medical Center has awarded the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy a grant to develop policymaking strategies focused on Zika.