Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Evenings with Genetics offers update on rare Angelman Syndrome Nov 6, 2018 The next installment of Evenings with Genetics on Tuesday, Nov. 13, will focus on Angelman Syndrome, with expert speakers providing an update on treatment and research efforts for the disease.
Patients’ experiences inform misdiagnosis improvement effort Nov 5, 2018 To gain insight into the patient perspective on diagnostic errors, researchers from Baylor College of Medicine conducted a study to identify factors that could contribute to diagnostic error, specifically those related to patient-physician interaction.
Researchers solve mystery surrounding form of Batten disease Nov 5, 2018 A team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine has uncovered an unexpected mechanism that can explain a form of Batten disease called neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis 8.
What you need to know about tick-borne relapsing fever Nov 2, 2018 While tick-borne relapsing fever previously has been thought to be a threat mainly to outdoor enthusiasts, a new study found that the infection is emerging in metropolitan regions of Texas.
PPM1D gene gives a winning boost to stem cells Nov 1, 2018 In a recent study, researchers combined clinical and laboratory studies to show the PPM1D gene can confer blood cells exposed to the chemotherapy agent cisplatin a survival advantage that might favor the development of leukemia years later.
Space health institute awards postdoctoral fellowships Nov 1, 2018 The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH), led by Baylor College of Medicine, has awarded postdoctoral fellowships to two outstanding early career scientists.
Scientist fellowships available: Help NASA get to Mars Oct 30, 2018 The Translational Research Institute for Space Health at Baylor College of Medicine is requesting proposals from postdoctoral fellows performing research related to human spaceflight.
Fathers needed for online survey Oct 29, 2018 Researchers are looking for fathers of children between the ages of 5 to 11 years to complete an online survey.
Baylor hosts Update on Alzheimer’s Disease lecture Oct 26, 2018 Experts will present the latest in research and information for patients and caregivers at the annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture Nov. 8.
New orthopedic surgery clinic opens in Houston Oct 24, 2018 Baylor College of Medicine’s Joseph Barnhart Department of Orthopedic Surgery has opened a new clinic in Houston’s west side.