BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 5, Issue 12
December 2008


Butler at helm of college's leadership team

Baylor College of Medicine Interim President William T. Butler, M.D., is leading a team that oversees all of the college's areas of focus – education, research, patient care and community service.

In This Issue

BCM's Sleep Center receives accreditation, celebrates grand opening

The Baylor College of Medicine Sleep Center, which recently received accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, held its grand opening Nov. 21.

Zoghbi awarded HHMI Collaborative Innovation Award

Huda Y. Zoghbi, M.D., professor of pediatrics and molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, leads a team that has been awarded the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Collaborative Innovation Award for research to identify genes that interfere with the misfolding of proteins in cells.

Student scientists earn scholarships

The 2008-2009 Baylor Research Advocates for Student Scientists Scholars are Matthew Burstein, Ravi Raju and Beatriz Santillán.

New Work-Life site targets health, quality of life

BCM's Office of Wellness & Work-Life recently introduced a new work-life web site packed with information and interactive resources to help you and your family improve your health and quality of life.

DeBakey High School junior helps researchers image cancer cells

What 16-year-old Kshitij Desai did two summers ago might surprise you. The junior at Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions worked with a mentor to design fluorescently tagged adeno-associated viral nanoparticles for high contrast diagnostic imaging.

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