BCM Family
for Faculty, Staff and Trainees
Volume 7, Issue 8
August 2010

Dr. John Goss and Dr. Risë Stribling


BCM surgeon, colleagues celebrate 1,000th liver transplant

Baylor College of Medicine surgeon Dr. John Goss recently performed his 1,000th liver transplant and was joined by colleagues to celebrate the milestone at an event last month.

In This Issue

Seminar helps fellows build leadership skills in pediatric oncology

Pediatric oncology fellows at Baylor College of Medicine get the top-notch training you would expect at one of the country's leading children's cancer centers. But one aspect of their training is something that's unique – a seminar focused on leadership skills.

Breast cancer researcher receives grant to combat major clinical problem

As many as three-fourths of breast cancer patients need hormone therapy but the majority eventually become resistant to this type of treatment. A recent grant to a Baylor College of Medicine researcher will help fund research focused on this major clinical problem.

Conference offers information, help for those affected by Marfan's Syndrome

Families affected by the potentially deadly disorder Marfan Syndrome had the chance to learn about the latest research, meet with specialty doctors and talk with others affected by the disorder at a national conference co-sponsored by Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

Home-based nurse program helps young mothers, children

An innovative program at the Baylor Teen Health Clinic designed to improve the health and well being of young first-time mothers and their children recently celebrated its successes since launching nearly two years ago.

BCM announces Eighth Annual Michael E. DeBakey medical student poetry contest

The annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Award contest honors the pre-eminent cardiovascular surgeon. Submission of original poetry by undergraduates currently enrolled in accredited United States medical schools is welcome.

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