Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Grant to develop chikungunya virus vaccine awarded Aug 30, 2016 Hawaii Biotech, Inc. has been awarded a grant by The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop a vaccine to protect against infection caused by the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus.
One-time treatment rescues lethal metabolic liver disease in mice Aug 30, 2016 Researchers have shown in mice that deleting a gene associated with liver disorder tyrosinaemia type I, they can turn the once deadly illness benign.
Baylor College of Medicine to focus on environmental causes of disease Aug 29, 2016 Renowned molecular biologist Dr. Cheryl Lyn Walker will develop a new center to understand causes of disease through research at the intersection of genetics, environmental health and computational biology.
Baylor St. Luke’s announces new president Aug 29, 2016 CHI St. Luke’s Health–Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center (Baylor St. Luke’s) has appointed Gay Nord as its new President effective October 3.
Baylor College of Medicine welcomes Dr. Stacey Carter Aug 26, 2016 Dr. Stacey Carter joins the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center and the Department of Surgery as an assistant professor.
Solving a 48-year-old mystery: scientists succeed at growing noroviruses in human intestinal cell cultures in the lab Aug 25, 2016 New development will let researchers explore and develop procedures to prevent and treat norovirus infection.
Baylor and The Chinese University of Hong Kong assemble clinical genetics symposium Aug 24, 2016 The world’s top geneticists will come together for the first-ever Joint Symposium in Clinical Genetics May 19 - 21, 2017.
Children’s cancer research at Baylor, Texas Children’s Cancer Center funded by St. Baldrick’s Foundation Aug 23, 2016 Five pediatric oncologists received 2016 grants from the St. Baldrick’s Foundation for cancer research projects.
Annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series begins at Baylor College of Medicine Aug 23, 2016 The annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series, directed by Dr. Kenya Steele, will take place this fall.
Baylor College of Medicine awarded more than $10 million from CPRIT for prevention and facility support services Aug 22, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine researchers awarded more than $10 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to support evidence-based cancer prevention services and core facility.