Latest news from Baylor College of Medicine

Scientists cut “Gordian knot” in the human genomeJul 18, 2016
Emerging field of 3-D genome surgery sheds light on female development in mammals.
Pokémon Go: Health Benefits and Safety Tips Jul 18, 2016
Dr. Irvin Sulapas discusses Pokemon Go's health benefits and offers his tips on how to stay safe while playing the game.
Pitkow honored with CAREER award from the National Science FoundationJul 15, 2016
Dr. Xaq Pitkow, McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine, will have his research career supported over the next five years thanks to an award from the National Science Foundation.
Early echocardiography to study pulmonary hypertension in mouse model of bronchopulmonary dysplasiaJul 15, 2016
Research shows that echocardiography can be used to detect pulmonary hypertension in neonatal mice at an earlier time point than previously thought.
Baylor researchers advance rat model to enhance understanding of Rett syndromeJul 15, 2016
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have developed a novel rat model to better understand what causes patients with RTT to lose behavioral, cognitive and physical abilities.
Primate brain development can help explain human developmental disordersJul 13, 2016
Baylor scientists helped associate observed changes in gene expression during development with significant human disease characteristics.
Making the case for at-home dialysisJul 13, 2016
Dr. Kevin F. Erickson discusses physician reimbursement reform and its effect on patient recommendations for in-center dialysis as opposed to at-home dialysis.
Expert says swimming with contact lenses can lead to complications Jul 11, 2016
Avoid eye irritation and infections, avoid swimming with your contacts on this summer.
Dr. Melanie Samuel awarded grant to further study molecular targets for repairing nervous system injuryJul 8, 2016
An $80,000 grant will help launch Dr. Melanie Samuel's research into the best approach for nervous system injury repair.
Baylor College of Medicine receives grant from Komen Houston for breast health programJul 8, 2016
Susan G. Komen Houston awarded a $132,050 grant to Baylor for the prevention and treatment of breast cancer in underserved patient populations.