Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Expert offers tips on developing good mechanics for throwing sportsApr 4, 2016
Training the whole body, with a focus on core strength, is important for throwing sports, according to Dr. Theodore Shybut, sports medicine expert and assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine.
Heslop named director of Center for Cell and Gene TherapyApr 1, 2016
The Baylor College of Medicine Board of Trustees named Dr. Helen Heslop as director of the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy.
Children's Hospital of San Antonio to welcome pediatric residents Mar 31, 2016
Ten physicians from all over the country will complete their pediatric residency training at The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio through Baylor College of Medicine’s pediatric residency program.
Monthly genetic series focuses on new perspectives on reducing stress in parents of children with developmental disabilities Mar 31, 2016
Coping with stress while parenting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities is the topic of the next Evenings with Genetics on April 11, 2016.
Born to run? Study suggests love of exercise starts in the wombMar 31, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine researchers have discovered that female mice that voluntarily exercise during pregnancy have offspring that are more physically active as adults.
New research supports previous findings in the placental microbiomeMar 30, 2016
A new study has shed light on the role of bacteria in the placenta (or afterbirth) and its membranes that surround the fetus during pregnancy and preterm birth.
History of chicken pox may reduce risk of brain cancer later in lifeMar 30, 2016
The chicken pox may offer some positive health benefits later in life, experts believe – a reduced risk for developing glioma, a type of brain cancer.
Eighth Annual Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry honors Dr. Richard KoganMar 29, 2016
Dr. Richard Kogan, clinical professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and artistic director of the Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program, will receive this year’s Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry.
Nobel Laureate to speak at McNair SymposiumMar 28, 2016
Nobel Laureate Dr. Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard will present her latest research on evolutionary development at this year’s Fifth Annual McNair Symposium.
One atom can make a difference: Hydrogen-bonding pairing helps design better drugs to neutralize gut bacterial infectionsMar 25, 2016
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have discovered that changing one atom in InsP6 can increase its ability to neutralize the toxins in Clostridium difficile Infections.