Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Experience the solar eclipse with proper eye protectionAug 9, 2017
Dr. Christina Weng says when viewing the solar eclipse, it is important to wear proper eye protection to prevent damage to the eye, especially the retina.
Expert discusses repercussions of helicopter parenting Aug 9, 2017
Dr. Karen Lawson explains the consequences that occur when a parent is overinvolved in a child or young person’s life.
2017 Compassion and the Art of Medicine series beginsAug 8, 2017
The annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series hosted by the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine will take place this fall.
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.