Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Advisory Committee to address policy issues related to building a medical information commons to share medical and genomic dataFeb 29, 2016
Ethics of genomic studies expert Dr. Amy McGuire was awarded a $2.2 million grant to support the development of an ethical and policy framework for building a medical information commons
Whole genome sequencing advances pancreatic tumor classificationFeb 26, 2016
Researchers from the Human Genome Sequencing Center and the Elkins Pancreas Center at Baylor College of Medicine have collaborated with researchers in a breakthrough reclassification of pancreatic cancer.
Type 1 diabetes new staging system promotes early detection Feb 22, 2016
A new recommendation calls for a diabetes staging classification that could mean earlier diagnosis and better outcomes for patients in the long run.
Houston's first rare disease day debuts at the health museumFeb 17, 2016
Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine will showcase 20 rare disease organizations and provide information and resources to families in need during Rare Disease Day event.
Study shows benefits of testosterone treatment in older men with low testosteroneFeb 17, 2016
Baylor researchers part of study that shows improved sexual function, walking ability and mood after testosterone treatment in men age 65 and older.
Stress and the heartFeb 17, 2016
Relaxing could have a positive effect on coronary artery disease and heart health.
Baylor’s Dr. Rayne Rouce earns research support through program focused on diversity in hematologyFeb 15, 2016
Dr. Rayne Rouce is a recipient of a research grant designed to support and increase the number of underrepresented minorities in the field of hematology.
Alliance to discover transformational therapies for people with neurodegenerative diseaseFeb 9, 2016
Dr. Huda Zoghbi will lead a team with UCB, a global biopharmaceutical company, to find therapies for people with neurodegenerative diseases. 
The Partnership for Baylor College of Medicine brings ‘Magic of Motown’ to Houston to benefit Baylor Lung Institute Feb 8, 2016
The Partnership for Baylor College of Medicine will host a tribute to “The Magic of Motown” benefitting the Baylor Lung Institute.
Obstructive sleep apnea-induced hypertension linked to gut microbiomeFeb 8, 2016
Researchers find that obstructive sleep apnea can cause a gut microbiome imbalance that can induce hypertension.