BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 6, Issue 1
January 2009

Pictured from left: Dr. Brendan Lee, Berdon and Rolanette Lawrence, Dr. John Mendelsohn, Dr. William T. Butler, and Dr. Robert F. Gagel.


Lawrence gift to boost bone disease research, clinical activities

BCM and the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center named a collaborative program the Rolanette and Berdon Lawrence Bone Disease Program of Texas in honor of the couple who gave $4 million to expand  clinical care and research activities at the two institutions.

In This Issue

Allied Health students graduate, receive awards

Master of Sciences degrees were conferred to 34 physician assistants and nine nurse anesthesia students at the commencement ceremony for BCM's School of Allied Health Sciences, held Dec. 6.

BCM offers new benefit to help pay for health care costs after retirement

The Emeriti Retiree Health Solutions program at Baylor College of Medicine began Jan. 1. The new program for employees is designed to help pay for medical costs after retirement.

Research highlights 2008

Baylor College of Medicine doctors and scientists continue to be involved in significant research. Read a sample of what BCM researchers have accomplished in 2008 and where they have published.

Chen receives Epilepsy Society/Milken Early Career Award

David Chen, M.D., assistant professor of neurology at Baylor College of Medicine and director of the Neurophysiology Laboratory at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, was honored with an award from the Epilepsy Society.

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