School of Medicine News
Baylor College of Medicine establishes 101-member Faculty Senate; Developmental biologist Dr. Mary Dickinson elected chair Oct 22, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine has established a Faculty Senate with elected representatives across all schools, departments, centers and affiliated hospital sites. The members have elected Dr. Mary Dickinson as chair.
Baylor College of Medicine among world’s most innovative universities Sep 17, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine has landed a spot on Reuters Top 100 list of most innovative universities in the world.
Baylor College of Medicine’s Wellness 5K Race/Walk to take place this October Sep 15, 2015 The 4th annual Baylor College of Medicine Wellness 5K Race and Walk will take place Saturday, Oct. 10, at 8:30 a.m.
Disruption of a crucial cellular machine may kill the engine of deadly cancers Sep 2, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine study finds that inhibition of the spliceosome using a new drug kills tumor cells but leaves noncancerous tissues unaffected in mouse models.
Global Health Hackathon: Where clinical problems meet innovative solutions Aug 6, 2015 What could happen when you put healthcare professionals, engineers and businesspeople in one room and give them 24 hours to solve some of the most challenging clinical problems from across the world?
Baylor’s Dan L Duncan Cancer Center receives highest National Cancer Institute designation – Comprehensive status Jul 30, 2015 The National Cancer Institute has awarded the Dan L Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine the prestigious designation of a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Baylor College of Medicine announces 13th annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards Jul 9, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine announces the 13th Annual Michael E. DeBakey Medical Student Poetry Awards.
Baylor College of Medicine graduates 276 physicians and scientists May 27, 2015 The 2015 class of Baylor College of Medicine, including 184 medical school graduates and 92 graduates of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, were awarded diplomas May 27, in a commencement ceremony at the Jones H. Hall for Performing Arts.
Review offers insight into treatment for urinary tract infections Oct 21, 2014 Researchers find no confirmed benefit of cranberry products in preventing urinary tract infections.
Lack of skeletal muscle transcription factor MondoA turns mice into mini-Usain Bolts Sep 18, 2014 When mice lack MondoA, a transcription factor that mediates response to glucose, they become the “Usain Bolts” of the mouse world, sprinting faster than their normal counterparts.