The Center for Space Medicine is a world academic leader in space biomedical research and education. It fosters biomedical discovery, advances the field of space medicine, trains scientists and physicians, and translates space advances to benefit health on Earth. It is a collaborative and multidisciplinary enterprise involving multiple Baylor College of Medicine Departments and centers, the Translational Research Institute for Space Health, NASA, and a diverse collective of leading academic, industry, and government organizations and entities nationally and internationally.
Jeffrey P. Sutton, M.D., Ph.D., Friedkin professor and founding director of the Center for Space Medicine, is also chair of the board of the Translational Research Institute for Space Health.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility
The Center for Space Medicine is committed to ensuring that diversity, equity, inclusion is represented in its research, education, and outreach activities
The Translational Research Institute for Space Health is a NASA-sponsored institute that leads a national effort in translating cutting-edge emerging research into applied risk mitigation strategies for human space exploration.
TRISH Health Programs
View information about TRISH's core programs involving health technologies to predict, protect and preserve astronaut health during deep space exploration.
TRISH Career Development
TRISH strives to support the next generation of space health scientists in launching them into their careers.
Space Medicine Pathway
This unique educational pathway offers elective courses and research opportunities for undergraduate medical students interested in space medicine.
Space Medicine Research
We offer research training opportunities to Baylor College of Medicine students, residents and fellows. Research projects take place across many Baylor departments.
Consolidated Research Facility
The Consolidated Research Facility contains 16,400 square feet of state-of-the-art laboratory, office and meeting space for collaborative research in space medicine.
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Membership is open to all individuals interested in contributing to the Center for Space Medicine.