School of Medicine News
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.
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.