Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Expert offers tips on how to manage election season stress Nov 1, 2016
Dr. Asim Shah warns that worrying about politics can lead to election stress disorder and offers tips on how to manage election season stress.
Stiletto Strut raises $60,000 to support breast cancer researchOct 31, 2016
The 2016 Stiletto Strut event, sponsored by Neiman Marcus, raised more than $60,000 to support breast cancer research being conducted at Baylor College of Medicine’s Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center.
Baylor welcomes new McNair Scholar, Dr. Bing ZhangOct 31, 2016
Dr. Bing Zhang, a computational biologist with a focus on cancer bioinformatics, has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Meet the new experts at this year’s Update on Alzheimer’s lectureOct 27, 2016
The annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture will feature two new directors from the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor College of Medicine and Phillips 66 collaborate to support STEM educationOct 27, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Educational Outreach has received a $50,000 gift from Phillips 66 to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the Houston area.
Evenings with Genetics seminar to focus on Huntington’s diseaseOct 26, 2016
On Nov. 3, Kristen Powers and Katie Plunkett will give a personal and informative presentation about Huntington’s disease and growing up in an at-risk family.
Early diagnosis of artery disease can prevent limb lossOct 26, 2016
Dr. Miguel Montero-Baker suggests those with a certain medical history be evaluated for peripheral artery disease to prevent serious complications.
Research provides new understanding of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease and opens path to treatmentOct 25, 2016
A team of scientists has discovered a driver in the development of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and related diseases.
Mouse Gata2 gene can affect female fertility and uterine susceptibility to cancerOct 25, 2016
Understanding what affects the uterus’ ability to prepare for pregnancy might someday help prevent or treat female infertility and cancer.
Watch what you put on your face this HalloweenOct 24, 2016
Dr. Harry Dao warns about potential side effects, including allergic reactions, of face paint during Halloween.