Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

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.
Understanding nutrition during pregnancyMar 24, 2016
For pregnant women, nutrition is a key factor for their own health and that of their baby.
Expert advises against detox diets Mar 23, 2016
If you’re looking for a way to get rid of the toxins in your body through detox or cleansing diets, keep in mind that your body already has an all-natural way to do this, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
The time has come for Tobacco 21 lawMar 23, 2016
Laws aimed at reducing young people’s access to cigarettes should be extended more broadly across the nation, urged experts including Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Stephanie Morain.
Diabetes Alert Day mattersMar 22, 2016
An expert at Baylor College of Medicine explains the importance of recognizing the symptoms and risk factors of Type 2 diabetes.
It’s a Match! Fourth-year medical students at Baylor College of Medicine paired with residency programsMar 18, 2016
Another Match Day at Baylor College of Medicine is in the books, and students, faculty and staff couldn’t be more excited about the day’s celebrations.
Evolution meets biochemistry to better understand how dopamine receptors workMar 16, 2016
Baylor-led team develops new mathematical tool that, together with biochemical analyses, allows them to pinpoint specific structural changes in the dopamine 2 receptor.
Baylor College of Medicine moves up in national rankingsMar 16, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine moved up in all U.S. News & World Report rankings released this year and continues to have the top ranked programs in Texas and the Southwest.