Surgery News

New blood vessels spur reprogramming scar tissue in damaged heartsJan 2, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers discover that three specific genes can reprogram cells after a heart attack has occurred.
Rebuilding blood vessels through gene therapyDec 20, 2012
Study give insight into safety, effectiveness of gene therapy to rebuild blood vessels in patients living with coronary artery disease.
Genome analysis of pancreas tumors reveals new pathwayOct 24, 2012
Results of study to help usher in a new era of pancreatic cancer patient care.
Sjögren's syndrome conference at Baylor College of Medicine Oct. 27Oct 16, 2012
Conference includes a presentation about BCM's Sjögren's Syndrome Clinic.
Educational Center will honor Dr. Bobby AlfordOct 12, 2012
The state-of-the-art center will be located on the first floor, will serve as the central meeting space for the McNair Campus.
Nationally recognized cardiothoracic surgeon, scientist Dr. Todd Rosengart to lead BCM surgeryAug 28, 2012
Rosengart will join Baylor College of Medicine Nov. 1.
Renowned hand surgeon Dr. Thomas Hunt to lead BCM orthopedic surgeryAug 6, 2012
Dr. Thomas Hunt, internationally recognized leader in hand and wrist surgery, named Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.
Screening best way to prevent colon cancerMar 6, 2012
Early screening can prevent advanced, deadly forms of colon cancer.
Getting to the heart of Marfan syndromeFeb 8, 2012
BCM team creating registry of patients with aneurysms and dissections caused by genetics, including Marfan syndrome.
Hair restoration added to center's servicesJul 26, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine's Facial Plastic Surgery Center has added hair transplantation as a service.