To be a world academic leader in space biomedical research, education and aerospace medicine with a focus on translating space advances to benefit health on Earth.


Translational Research Institute for Space Health

This NASA-sponsored institute leads a national effort in translating cutting-edge emerging research into applied risk mitigation strategies for human space exploration.

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Message from the Director

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.

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Space Medicine Pathway

This unique educational pathway offers elective courses and research opportunities for undergraduate medical students.

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We offer research training opportunities to Baylor College of Medicine students, residents and fellows. Research projects take place in several Baylor departments.