Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Think twice before buying Halloween contactsOct 3, 2017
Dr. Christina Weng warns of danger from using novelty contacts for Halloween costumes and discusses the damage they can do to the eye.
Business decisions drive emergency department locationsOct 2, 2017
Researchers have conducted a study to better understand the factors that determine the location decisions of freestanding EDs. 
Breakdown of brain cells’ collaboration linked to Alzheimer’sSep 28, 2017
Researchers have discovered that a critical partnership between brain cells fails, neurodegeneration follows, opening a path to a better understanding of disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.
Rally for Research Grant to fund osteosarcoma researchSep 28, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine has received a Rally for Research Grant from the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research to support Dr. Tsz-Kwong (Chris) Man and his research in targeting methylome in chemo-resistant osteosarcoma. 
Baylor joins esteemed Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials NetworkSep 27, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine has been selected as a site for the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network, joining an elite group of top clinical sites conducting seminal work in the field of cardiac surgery. 
Baylor to host 2017 Gruber Genetics Prize ceremony, lectureSep 27, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine will host the 2017 Gruber Genetics Prize ceremony honoring geneticist Dr. Stephen J. Elledge. 
DoD funds cutaneous leishmaniasis vaccine development Sep 27, 2017
The National School of Tropical Medicine has received a $1.3 million contract from the Department of Defense to develop a vaccine for cutaneous leishmaniasis.
Baylor College of Medicine announces 15th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry AwardsSep 26, 2017
For the 15th year, Baylor College of Medicine is pleased to announce the annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.
The difference between food allergy and food intoleranceSep 26, 2017
Dr. Carla Davis explains the important differences between a food allergy and a food intolerance.
Study outlines precancerous treatment of anal lesionsSep 26, 2017
A new study uses a computer model to offer recommendations for monitoring and/or treating precancerous anal lesions based on a patient’s age