Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Probiotics may reduce risk of gut bacterial infectionsAug 8, 2017
A team of researchers is exploring the possibility that next-generation probiotics would reduce the risk of infection with the bacterium Clostridium difficile.
Grant to compare large-scale genomic sequencing, standard clinical tests for childhood cancer patientsAug 8, 2017
Baylor’s KidsCanSeq program will compare the results of large-scale genomic testing to targeted clinical tests in childhood cancer patients.
Researchers sequence megapest genome, aim to stop spreadAug 8, 2017
The Human Genome Sequencing Center has sequenced the genomes of the world’s most destructive caterpillar pests of broad-acre crops.
Clinical trial shows ready-to-use cells are safe and effective to treat viral infectionsAug 7, 2017
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist have developed a treatment in which virus-specific cells protect patients against severe, drug-resistant viral infections.
This school year, put posture to the testAug 7, 2017
According to a physical therapist at Baylor College of Medicine, maintaining your posture should begin at an early age.
New center to focus on diversity, equity in medicineAug 3, 2017
Baylor has received a five-year, $3.3 million grant to develop the Center of Excellence in Health Equity, Training and Research.
Baylor College of Medicine announces winners of the 14th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry AwardAug 3, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine has announced the winners of the 14th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Award.
First aid-skills for the first day of schoolAug 2, 2017
Dr. Tyson Pillow, associate professor of emergency medicine, explains the key first-aid skills kids of all ages should know before heading back to school.
National Science Foundation grant to fund new brain researchAug 2, 2017
The National Science Foundation has awarded Baylor researchers grants to study how neurons come together inside our brains.
Preparing for college with disability or chronic conditionsAug 1, 2017
Dr. Cynthia Peacock explains how those with a chronic illness or disability can best prepare for college.