Neurosurgeon and scientist Dr. Sameer Sheth has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine. He is joining the Baylor faculty as an associate professor and vice-chair of clinical research in the Department of Neurosurgery.
Baylor was selected to join the newly formed Strategically Focused Vascular Disease Research Network of the American Heart Association to focus on understanding the pathobiology underlying the differences in aortic disease between men and women.
A team of researchers has found that a widely prescribed antibiotic increases the risk of tears and rupture on the main artery of the body, the aorta, in a mouse model of human aortic aneurysms and dissections.
An effort between a surgical oncologist and plastic surgeon can provide an opportunity for women diagnosed with breast cancer to not only have the lump removed, but also get a breast lift at the same time.
Baylor College of Medicine has been selected as a site for the Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network, joining an elite group of top clinical sites conducting seminal work in the field of cardiac surgery.