Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine
Experts discover gene variants that protect a lucky few primates against obesity from a high fat diet Nov 4, 2016 A team of researchers may have discovered the answer to why a lucky few primates are resistant to obesity.
Expert offers tips on how to manage election season stress Nov 1, 2016 Dr. Asim Shah warns that worrying about politics can lead to election stress disorder and offers tips on how to manage election season stress.
Stiletto Strut raises $60,000 to support breast cancer research Oct 31, 2016 The 2016 Stiletto Strut event, sponsored by Neiman Marcus, raised more than $60,000 to support breast cancer research being conducted at Baylor College of Medicine’s Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center.
Baylor welcomes new McNair Scholar, Dr. Bing Zhang Oct 31, 2016 Dr. Bing Zhang, a computational biologist with a focus on cancer bioinformatics, has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Meet the new experts at this year’s Update on Alzheimer’s lecture Oct 27, 2016 The annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture will feature two new directors from the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
Baylor College of Medicine and Phillips 66 collaborate to support STEM education Oct 27, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Educational Outreach has received a $50,000 gift from Phillips 66 to support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education in the Houston area.
Evenings with Genetics seminar to focus on Huntington’s disease Oct 26, 2016 On Nov. 3, Kristen Powers and Katie Plunkett will give a personal and informative presentation about Huntington’s disease and growing up in an at-risk family.
Early diagnosis of artery disease can prevent limb loss Oct 26, 2016 Dr. Miguel Montero-Baker suggests those with a certain medical history be evaluated for peripheral artery disease to prevent serious complications.
Research provides new understanding of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease and opens path to treatment Oct 25, 2016 A team of scientists has discovered a driver in the development of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and related diseases.
Mouse Gata2 gene can affect female fertility and uterine susceptibility to cancer Oct 25, 2016 Understanding what affects the uterus’ ability to prepare for pregnancy might someday help prevent or treat female infertility and cancer.