Filed under Awards and Honors

Why metastatic breast cancer matters

Why metastatic breast cancer matters

Monday Oct. 13, has been declared Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day by the City of Houston. I am so grateful to the city for supporting a cause that I am so passionate about. My life was forever changed in 2010 when my mother was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer.  It was a real shock because … Continue reading

Best of both worlds

Best of both worlds

This feature is part of an ongoing series that focuses on VIICTR.org, highlighting clinical and translational research at Baylor College of Medicine. Ever wonder what it takes to be both a physician and a scientist? Maria Monica Gramatges, M.D., a 2012 recipient of the CHAO Physician Scientists Award, discusses her unusual career path and how Baylor has … Continue reading

National collaboration seeks to solve most difficult, rare medical cases

National collaboration seeks to solve most difficult, rare medical cases

Clinicians and scientists from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital will become part of a new national network joining forces to address prolonged undiagnosed medical conditions, through the National Institutes of Health’s Undiagnosed Diseases Network. It was established to help address the most rare and difficult-to-solve medical cases from around the country and … Continue reading

Dr. Hardeep Singh goes to Washington

Dr. Hardeep Singh goes to Washington

It was an experience he described as humbling and inspiration. Dr. Hardeep Singh, recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, traveled to Washington, D.C. for the award presentation and a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House. “It was a great honor to be invited to the White House and to receive … Continue reading

Papal blessing touts care of children

Papal blessing touts care of children

A year ago, Dr. Paul Klotman, president and CEO of Baylor College of Medicine, met members of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word at the time Baylor announced its new academic affiliation with Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. They became fast friends. Klotman was impressed with the history of the first Sisters traveling … Continue reading

Tsais offer advice for work, marriage partnerships

Tsais offer advice for work, marriage partnerships

Hard work. It’s not only the key to a successful research career, but also to a successful marriage. Nobody knows this better than Drs. Ming-Jer and Sophia Tsai, both professors in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine. Their 42 years of marriage and 40 years of research at Baylor have been the definition … Continue reading

Looking back: 2013 in research, awards and more

Looking back: 2013 in research, awards and more

Our remarkable faculty received accolades over the past year for their professional achievements, research findings and contributions to medicine and science. Take a look back of the researchers, the awards and other events that happened during 2013. Dr. Kline receives Humanitarian Award Internationally recognized HIV/AIDS specialist, Dr. Mark Kline was honored in April by the … Continue reading

Research, awards and more: Looking back at 2013

Research, awards and more: Looking back at 2013

It’s hard to believe 2014 is just two short weeks away. But before we roll into a new year, Momentum continues to look back at some of our announcements, exciting events and important research, that happened at Baylor College of Medicine in 2013. O’Malley’s research honored, funded Dr. Bert O’Malley, chair of molecular and cellular … Continue reading

Looking back: 2013 at Baylor College of Medicine

Looking back: 2013 at Baylor College of Medicine

As the year begins to draw to a close, at Momentum we’ll be looking back at an action-packed 2013. Each Monday we’ll be reveling in some of the highlights from last year’s events, announcements, awards, grants and important research. Here we go: Best medical school in Texas Baylor College of Medicine tops U.S. News & … Continue reading

Dr. Brendan Lee is Baylor’s newest IOM member

Dr. Brendan Lee is Baylor’s newest IOM member

When Congress wants answers about biomedical research or healthcare in the United States, it goes to the Institute of Medicine, a private nonprofit organization established in 1970 as part of the National Academies. IOM reports are exhaustive and nonpartisan and frequently form the basis for changes in the law and policy. Baylor College of Medicine’s … Continue reading

BCM recycling rankings and Earth Day 2013

BCM recycling rankings and Earth Day 2013

BCM has some exciting news to share…. See more information about RecycleMania, which was a national competition, and stay up-to-date on BCM’s green efforts with the BCM Resource Stewardship and Sustainability Program. Don’t miss Earth Day 2013 On Monday, April 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., BCM will be joining campuses across the nation … Continue reading

U.S. News and World Report rankings

U.S. News and World Report rankings

We’ve seen it here in the halls of Baylor College of Medicine, and now the numbers are starting to reflect it. BCM continues to move forward, improve and grow – we are now ranked in the top 20 medical colleges in U.S. News & World Report jumping to number 18 in research-intensive U.S. medical schools. … Continue reading

Two BCM researchers recognized on Rare Disease Day

Two BCM researchers recognized on Rare Disease Day

Rare Disease Day is being celebrated internationally today to bring attention to the health challenges presented by rare disorders. In the United States, any disease affecting fewer than 200,000 people is considered rare. However, when you combine all the people suffering from all the identified rare diseases, it adds up to almost 30 million Americans.