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Baylor expert breaks down potential soccer injuriesJun 30, 2014
Our expert addresses common soccer injuries and how to prevent them.
More research needed on patient misperceptions regarding heart procedures May 2, 2014
Study finds patients still have many misperceptions about life-saving heart procedures.
Dr. David Sugarbaker will lead comprehensive lung center at BaylorMar 20, 2014
Dr. David Sugarbaker, an internationally recognized leader in thoracic surgery and mesothelioma, will join the Baylor faculty this July and lead the new Lung Institute at Baylor College of Medicine.
Don’t let retirement slow you downMar 18, 2014
Baylor expert says being active in retirement is beneficial for emotional, mental and physical health.
Department of Surgery announces new leadershipOct 1, 2013
The legacy of the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine continues to grow as new department leadership appointments are announced.
Blood test on horizon to detect aortic aneurysm, dissectionSep 19, 2013
Baylor part of team that has developed a blood test to provide a faster and simpler way to diagnose and monitor deadly aortic aneurysms and dissections.
Controlling pancreatic cancer may depend on a molecular 'fulcrum'Sep 13, 2013
Baylor researchers reveal a treatment target that, when modulated in the lab setting, reduces tumors and makes them more susceptible to chemotherapy.
Scott Hamilton to keynote pituitary awareness eventSep 3, 2013
Figure skater Scott Hamilton is teaming up with Baylor College of Medicine to bring awareness to pituitary tumors including craniopharyngiomas and pituitary adenomas, as well as other pituitary disorders.
Baylor College of Medicine ACE grants awardedMay 16, 2013
Find out which Baylor College of Medicine medical residents and fellows have been awarded the Advancing Clinical Excellence in Health Care Delivery System Trainee Grants to support their work toward improving the safety and quality of patient care.
Cardiovascular research is focus of symposium at BCMApr 5, 2013
Symposium scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, in Cullen Auditorium and Rayzor Lounge, begins at 9 a.m.