School of Medicine News
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.
Houston Zoo, Baylor team up for special orangutan patient Aug 28, 2014 Doctors at Baylor lend a hand to treat Houston Zoo's 42-year-old orangutan, Cheyenne.
Sequence of rare kidney cancer reveals unique alterations involving telomerase Aug 21, 2014 International collaboration led by Baylor College of Medicine finds genetic alterations may contribute to rare form of kidney cancer.
Ensure safe start to school with sports physical Aug 15, 2014 Participating in school sports is a great way for kids to get exercise and stay healthy but it’s important they get a sports physical before starting an activity, say experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Study shines new light on genetic alterations of aggressive breast cancer subtype Aug 7, 2014 Researchers find genetic alterations that may contribute to the development of a subtype breast cancer typically associated with more aggressive forms of the disease and higher recurrence rates.
Dr. Malcolm Brenner receives prestigious lifetime achievement honor from Human Gene Therapy journal Aug 5, 2014 Renowned cell and gene therapy clinician-scientist Dr. Malcolm Brenner has received the prestigious Pioneer Award from the journal Human Gene Therapy.
Baylor announces 2014 Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Awards Jul 2, 2014 The award, named in honor of the college’s first president and pioneering heart surgeon, was presented to the six recipients July 2.
Baylor, Texas Children’s join national collaboration to solve most difficult, rare medical cases Jul 1, 2014 New national network of clinicians and scientists are joining forces to address prolonged undiagnosed medical conditions.
Dr. Malcolm Brenner recipient of Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium Lifetime Achievement Award Feb 13, 2014 Renowned cell and gene therapy researcher Dr. Malcolm Brenner has been named a recipient of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
Zoorob named chair of Baylor’s Family and Community Medicine Feb 13, 2014 Dr. Roger J. Zoorob has been named the chair of family and community medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. His appointment is effective March 15.