Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

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.
Hearing loss in musicians, not just rock and rollersMay 12, 2016
Loud music from almost any part of the orchestra or brass band can cause hearing loss, according to a hearing expert at Baylor.
Baylor College of Medicine pediatric oncologist to lend expertise to national Moonshot initiativeMay 9, 2016
Dr. Will Parsons will be part of the efforts to accelerate pediatric cancer research through the National Cancer Moonshot Initiative.
Experts get serious about video games to promote fruit and vegetable consumption in childrenMay 9, 2016
A recent study found that children who played a video game promoting fruit and vegetable intake changed their eating behavior.