Baylor College of Medicine

Type: Organization
Name: Baylor College of Medicine
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

The VEST says listen to your gut

While people worry about their iCloud and Gmail passwords, Dr David Eagleman, a neuroscientist at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, togeather with his graduate student, Scott Novich, are trying to hack the human brain. The human brain recognises ... [Published The Sunday Guardian - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Cisneros to receive stem cell leadership award

Former Mayor Henry Cisneros will be awarded the Stem Cell Action Leadership Award for championing the development of the city’s biosciences community as BioMed SA’s chairman. BioMed promotes the healthcare and biosciences industries in San Antonio.He’ll ... [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Guerrero takes teaching spot

Beginning Oct. 1, local pediatrician Dr. Roy Guerrero will be splitting his time between 4,000-plus patients in Uvalde and a new position as assistant professor of pediatrics for Baylor College of Medicine at Children’s Hospital of San Antonio. “I will ... [Published Uvalde Leader-News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Astronaut inspires CBU students to shoot for the stars

Riverside, Calif. (Sept. 16, 2014) -- "If you love something, you're going to do better at it," Dr. David C. Hilmers told students at California Baptist University. "Find something you are passionate about and work at it as if you're working for the Lord, ... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Study : Gibbons are the most energetic member of ape family

AdvertisementsA recent study has revealed that gibbons are the king of swing. The researchers studied their gene sequences and claimed that the gibbons are most energetic out of the entire ape family. The gibbons are found in Northern part of India and ... [Published Your Story - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

IBM Watson Ushers in a New Era of Data-Driven Discoveries

08/28/2014NEW YORK, N.Y. - 28 Aug 2014: ... [Published IBM Systems - Sep 08 2014]
Entities: IBM Corp, Protein, AS Watson
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. Science Suffering From Booms And Busts In Funding

Ten years ago, Robert Waterland got an associate professorship at Baylor College of Medicine and set off to study one of the nation's most pressing health problems: obesity. Waterland got sustaining funding from the National Institutes of Health and used ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

Notch1 and osteoblasts play role in bone cancer initiation

(Medical Xpress)—A new mouse model of osteogenic sarcoma, a potentially deadly form of bone cancer, shows that high levels of Notch1, a gene that helps determine cell fate, can drive osteoblasts (cells that normally lead to bone formation) to become cancerous, ... [Published Medical Xpress - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 2 reports

Roche to lay off 100, restructure

More in Business BriefsParent company CVS Caremark is changing its name to better reflect "its broader health care commitment."The FDA froze the clinical trial of anti-Fzd7 vantictumab in July over concern about "bone-related adverse events."Baylor College ... [Published Medical Marketing And Media - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 4 reports

IBM touts Watson supercomputer to speed up scientific breakthroughs

(C) Feature Photo Service, Inc. 2014 Jon Simon/Feature Photo Service for IBM IBM has enhanced its Watson supercomputer, famous for its appearance on the quiz show 'Jeopardy,' in an attempt to speed up the pace of scientific breakthroughs.This week IBM ... [Published - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 12 reports

IBM's supercomputer Watson ready to take on cancer

IBM's Watson supercomputer is set to tackle scientific research head-on after being re-programmed to analyse big data in the cloud.Currently, the testing of scientific hypotheses and theories often takes days or months of arduous work, but with Watson's ... [Published - Aug 28 2014]
Entities: IBM Corp, Cancer, Protein
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Promise in automated reasoning, hypothesis generation over complete medical literature -- ScienceDaily

With approximately 50 million scientific papers available in public databases- and a new one publishing nearly every 30 seconds -- scientists cannot know about every relevant study when they are deciding where to take their research next.A new tool in ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 26 2014]


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...of more active patients with advanced wrist arthritis," said designing surgeon Brian Adams, M D , Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. "This unique system, including a more anatomic design and better bone fixation, offers a distinct alternative for patients to achieve pain relief while simultaneously maintaining desired wrist motion."
...medicine, creating the foundation needed for new cures and the alleviation of human suffering," said Bernard Siegel, Executive Director of GPI. "The 2014 honorees embody the energy and action needed to propel our field forward. I am delighted to have the opportunity to celebrate their efforts this December at the 10th annual Stem Cell Action Award dinner." Cord Blood Registry®, the newborn stem cell company, is generously sponsoring a reception before the Stem Cell Action Award Dinner

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New Therapies to Fight Addiction [Published American Journal of Managed Care - 10 hours ago]
The VEST says listen to your gut [Published The Sunday Guardian - Sep 20 2014]
FDA committees withhold approval of oral testos... [Published Orthopedics Today - Sep 19 2014]
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Predator Docs’ ‘Chronic Lyme’ Scam [Published Daily Beast - Sep 19 2014]
Longitudinal Study Finds Neuropsychiatric Sympt... [Published Neurology Today - Sep 19 2014]
Is Midodrine Effective for Symptomatic Orthosta... [Published Neurology Today - Sep 19 2014]
The Gilgan Centre: One year later [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
FDA Panel Rejects New Oral Testosterone Replace... [Published American Journal of Public Health - Sep 19 2014]
Integra LifeSciences Initiates Full Rollout of ... [Published ODT Mag - Sep 19 2014]
Cisneros to receive stem cell leadership award [Published MySanAntonio - Sep 18 2014]
GPI's "Stem Cell Action Award" Honorees Announced [Published Stock Nod - Sep 18 2014]
Integra LifeSciences Announces Full Market Rele... [Published CW Atlanta - Sep 18 2014]
People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- Sept. 19, 2014 [Published Business Review - Sep 18 2014]
Dr. Guerrero takes teaching spot [Published Uvalde Leader-News - Sep 18 2014]
American Spine Welcomes New Pain Medicine & Reh... [Published PRWeb - Sep 18 2014]
Gibbons become the last ape to have their genom... [Published Japan Times - Sep 18 2014]
Implementing Rapid Pathogen Testing for Cost Sa... [Published G2 Intelligence - Sep 18 2014]
Space: The final frontier… open to the public [Published Press - Sep 17 2014]
Ebola survivor pleads for world to save lives [Published USA Today - Sep 17 2014]
Acoustic neuroma: An investigation of associati... [Published Insurance News Net - Sep 17 2014]
Eating healthfully at college is possible [Published Tennessean - Sep 17 2014]
Astronaut inspires CBU students to shoot for th... [Published Noodls - Sep 16 2014]
Using excel spreadsheets in fda regulated envir... [Published - Sep 16 2014]
Japanese Global Health Fund awards $33.5 millio... [Published Bio-Medicine - Sep 16 2014]
Genetic sequence of rare kidney cancer reveals ... [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Sep 15 2014]
Residents Association Recognizes 57 Mentors and... [Published The ASCO Post - Sep 15 2014]
Genetics of Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Phenoty... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Sep 15 2014]
IBM Watson: A Pioneer In The New Era Of Computing [Published - Sep 15 2014]
Sulaiman welcomes new patients [Published Grand Island Dispatch - Sep 13 2014]
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Government Putting on Vegetable Puppet Shows Fo... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 09 2014]
The federal government is financing puppet shows with fruit and vegetable characters in order to train preschoolers to eat more healthily. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has paid $374,670 thus far to a researcher at Baylor College of Medicine ...
[tt] NS 2984: Supercomputers make discoveries t... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 06 2014]
NS 2984: Supercomputers make discoveries that scientists can't * 27 August 2014 by Hal HodsonNo researcher could read all the papers in their ...
Texas Children's Hospital Fetal Center performs... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Sep 04 2014]
HOUSTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Physicians at Texas Children's Fetal Center and Baylor College of Medicine proudly announce the completion of the first two-port fetoscopic procedure to repair spina bifida in-utero. It is believed that ...
Meet Dr. Watson: IBM’s cancer-busting supercomp... [Published SiliconANGLE - Aug 29 2014]
IBM Corp’s Watson supercomputer is set to tackle scientific research head-on after being re-programmed to analyse Big Data in the cloud. It’s just launched a new system called Watson Discovery Advisor for analyzing scientific and medical research. ...
IBM’s artifical intelligence program Watson is ... [Published HDTV UK - Aug 29 2014]
It might not have the charm of Martin Freeman, but IBM’s cognitive computing program Watson could even out-think Sherlock Holmes. Three years ago, it beat US quiz show Jeopardy’s most successful contestant of all time, Ken Jennings. In future, it could ...
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Metabolon and Baylor College of Medicine Partne... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 03 2014]
Baylor College of Medicine Joins Organizers of ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 16 2014]
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