Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Genetic series provides updates on neurofibromatosis type 1May 31, 2016
Neurofibromatosis type 1, a disorder characterized by the growth of noncancerous tumors, will be the focus of discussion in the June 7 Evenings with Genetics
Baylor faculty honored for excellence in teaching, educationMay 26, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine faculty members selected as outstanding educators for 2016 were honored at the Medical Education Awards Ceremony.
Decrease your chances of developing skin cancerMay 26, 2016
A Baylor College of Medicine skin expert reminds us that no tan is a healthy tan but instead increases the risk of developing skin cancer.
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers awarded CPRIT grants to support the fight against cancerMay 25, 2016
Three researchers from the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor have been awarded academic research program grants from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
First large-scale proteogenomic study of breast cancer provides insight into potential therapeutic targetsMay 25, 2016
Researchers completed the first large-scale “proteogenomic” study of breast cancer, linking DNA mutations to protein signaling and helping pinpoint the genes that drive cancer.
Differences in metabolism between androgen-dependent and castration resistant prostate cancer may lead to new therapiesMay 19, 2016
Researchers have determined that castration resistant prostate cancer has particular metabolic characteristics that may open new possibilities for treatment. 
Baylor medical students among 66 awarded fellowships by HHMIMay 19, 2016
Two Baylor College of Medicine medical students have been awarded fellowships by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, allowing them to spend a year working on individual proposed research projects.
Don’t flop on foot support this summerMay 18, 2016
Considering sandals for the summer? Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jason Ahuero says pick sandals that provide arch support and keep feet secure.
Researchers uncover marker important to effectiveness of natural killer T cellsMay 16, 2016
Researchers identified a molecular marker of NKT cells that could lead to effective cancer immunotherapy.
Breast cancer tumor-initiating cells use mTOR signaling to recruit suppressor cells to promote tumor growthMay 16, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine researchers report a new mechanism that helps cancer cells engage myeloid-derived suppressor for growth.