Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Follistatin is a key player in embryo implantationJun 2, 2017
Looking to improve the success rate of assisted reproductive technologies, researchers investigated the mechanism involved in successful embryo implantation.
Mice will help reveal roles of human brown fatJun 2, 2017
Discovery opens the door to research that might lead to new ways of using brown fat to treat metabolic conditions such as obesity and type 2 diabetes in the future.
Fully sequenced deer genome made publicly availableJun 2, 2017
Researchers at Baylor have played a leading role in sequencing the whole genome of the common white-tailed deer, which has recently been made public by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
Protecting your skin this summer with sunscreen, bug sprayJun 1, 2017
From applying sunscreen to keeping bugs at bay, Dr. Rajani Katta explains all you need to know about ways to protect your skin this summer.
Funding available for space medicine postdoctoral fellowshipsMay 31, 2017
The Translational Research Institute is offering funding to support the nation’s brightest postdoctoral fellows in performing research related to human space flight. 
Baylor Class of ’17 encouraged to bridge healthcare gapsMay 31, 2017
The 2017 Class of Baylor College of Medicine heard words of inspiration from Dr. Marc Nivet, a national leader in healthcare diversity at their graduation ceremony. 
Stay fit and healthy: how to avoid germs in the gym May 25, 2017
Dr. Irvin Sulapas offers his tips on how to avoid germs in the gym.
Sunglasses with UVAB protection key to eye careMay 24, 2017
Dr. Sumitra Khandelwal says wearing sunglasses is the best way to protect the eyes from strong UV rays, and the bigger, the better.
Diversity champion to give Baylor College of Medicine commencement addressMay 23, 2017
Dr. Marc Nivet, executive vice president of institutional advancement at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, will give the commencement address to students May 30.
Annual Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference seeks abstractsMay 22, 2017
The Metastatic Breast Cancer Conference is currently seeking abstracts for consideration at the annual conference on Oct. 12 – 13, 2017 at Baylor College of Medicine.