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2012-04-24 12:43:45

The Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine has received a $250,000, one-year award from the Avon Foundation for Women for support of BCM's efforts to provide breast cancer care at the Harris County Hospital District's Ben Taub General Hospital.

2012-04-18 21:19:37

Dr. José Esparza, senior adviser for vaccines at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will present the inaugural Distinguished Lecture of the Center for Globalization at Baylor College of Medicine.

2012-04-18 21:18:23

Stem cell and regenerative medicine expert Dr. Malgorzata Borowiak has been named Baylor College of Medicine's fifth McNair Scholar. She will focus on diabetes.

2012-04-11 22:16:57

A vast majority of cells in the brain are glial, yet our understanding of how they are generated, a process called gliogenesis, has remained enigmatic.

2012-04-10 09:16:28

The first round of Student Global Scholarly Activity Grants from the Center for Globalization at Baylor College of Medicine have been awarded to BCM students in support of international research and patient care initiatives.

2012-04-10 09:15:14

The missing link that spans the gap between the genes and environment could be a sugar – in this case, a special one that regulates histone 3, part of the DNA backbone.

2012-04-09 09:46:25

Using light-harvesting nanoparticles to convert laser energy into “plasmonic nanobubbles,” researchers at Rice University, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) are developing new methods to inject drugs and genetic payloads directly into cancer cells.

2012-03-24 04:45:24

People who suffer from chronic sinus infections know the warning signs when one might be coming on.


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.