Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

BRAIN Initiative grant aims to identify brain's building blocksOct 24, 2017
The National Institutes of Health has undertaken an ambitious program to establish a comprehensive reference cell atlas of the brain.
Grant funds study of ethics of adaptive deep brain stimulationOct 24, 2017
The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy been awarded a grant in order to identify and evaluate the ethical, legal and social concerns with adaptive deep brain stimulation technologies.
Researcher receives CDC award to fight antibiotic resistanceOct 23, 2017
Dr. Jennifer Auchtung has received an award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for innovative research to combat antibiotic resistance.
Researchers examine emergency department trauma transfersOct 19, 2017
A group of researchers examined emergency department transfers of more than 48,000 trauma patients to determine if the transfer was necessary and if care is being overused.
Are there health benefits to taking a nap? Oct 19, 2017
Dr. Philip Alapat discusses whether there are health benefits to taking a nap.
Reducing time between research evidence, clinical practiceOct 18, 2017
Researchers seek to develop a framework for implementing research into clinical practice in a timelier manner.
Lumpectomy, lift good combination for breast cancer patientsOct 17, 2017
An effort between a surgical oncologist and plastic surgeon can provide an opportunity for women diagnosed with breast cancer to not only have the lump removed, but also get a breast lift at the same time.
Cochlear implant seminar to bring awareness to hearing aidOct 17, 2017
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine hope to bring awareness to a device that may provide benefit in this situation – cochlear implants.
New ECMO recommendations for lung transplant candidates Oct 16, 2017
Physicians reviewed available data and research to provide a perspective on the use of ECMO on patients on the lung transplantation list. 
Mechanism explains how seizures may lead to memory lossOct 16, 2017
A better understanding of a new mechanism may lead to future strategies to reduce cognitive deficits in Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions associated with seizures, such as epilepsy.