Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor to host 2017 Gruber Genetics Prize ceremony, lectureSep 27, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine will host the 2017 Gruber Genetics Prize ceremony honoring geneticist Dr. Stephen J. Elledge. 
DoD funds cutaneous leishmaniasis vaccine development Sep 27, 2017
The National School of Tropical Medicine has received a $1.3 million contract from the Department of Defense to develop a vaccine for cutaneous leishmaniasis.
Baylor College of Medicine announces 15th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry AwardsSep 26, 2017
For the 15th year, Baylor College of Medicine is pleased to announce the annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.
The difference between food allergy and food intoleranceSep 26, 2017
Dr. Carla Davis explains the important differences between a food allergy and a food intolerance.
Study outlines precancerous treatment of anal lesionsSep 26, 2017
A new study uses a computer model to offer recommendations for monitoring and/or treating precancerous anal lesions based on a patient’s age
NCI renews lymphoma immunotherapy research grantSep 26, 2017
The Center for Cell and Gene Therapy has received an $11.5 million, five-year renewal grant from the National Cancer Institute to continue advancing translational lymphoma research.
High rate of duplicate ER visits for uninsured patients foundSep 25, 2017
When an uninsured patient visits an emergency department they often will visit a second ED to receive the follow-up care they need, resulting in duplicate visits for the same injury.
Study to investigate environmental and chemical exposures after HarveySep 22, 2017
Researchers have teamed up to monitor chemical exposure in communities where cleanup and recovery efforts are underway after Hurricane Harvey.
Grant funds chemotherapy-free breast cancer therapy researchSep 21, 2017
A new grant to Baylor College of Medicine from the Department of Defense advances effort to develop effective treatments for HER2-positive breast cancers without chemotherapy.
Space research institute awards 10 research grantsSep 20, 2017
The Translational Research Institute has awarded grants for 10 trailblazing projects in astronaut health research.