St. Baldrick’s awards eight faculty with cancer research grants Jul 27, 2017 The St. Baldrick’s Foundation has announced its 2017 summer grant recipients, including eight from Baylor College of Medicine.
Avon grant supports breast care services for underserved May 8, 2017 Following the annual Avon 39 walk, the Avon Foundation for Women presented Baylor with a grant for $100,000 to support the Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center’s Pink 4 Life project.
Cancer center outreach group to host colorectal cancer play Mar 24, 2017 In observation of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Baylor College of Medicine will host a play that will help educate African-Americans about the importance of preventing colorectal cancer.
Baylor’s Office of Outreach and Health Disparities collaborates with Vietnamese television to raise cancer awareness Mar 2, 2017 Baylor's Office of Outreach and Health Disparities, part of the Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, has launched a collaboration with VIETV to generate awareness about colorectal cancer in one of Houston’s largest demographics.
Baylor, Hess Toy Truck partner on new free STEM initiative Mar 1, 2017 Baylor College of Medicine and Hess Corporation are partnering to offer a free STEM education curriculum for schools nationwide.
Expert explains importance of respecting other cultures Jan 30, 2017 Dr. Asim Shah offers tips on how people can learn more about different cultures.
HIV testing, are you #DoingIt? Dec 1, 2016 On World AIDS Day, Baylor health experts suggest everyone gets tested for HIV.
Experts make the case for Housing First Nov 30, 2016 Experts make the argument for Housing First as an approach to end homelessness across the country.
Baylor College of Medicine’s Wellness 5K Race/Walk to take place Oct. 22 Oct 11, 2016 Medical students at Baylor College of Medicine want to bring the Houston community together at the 5th annual Wellness 5K Race and Walk on Oct. 22, 2016.
Baylor College of Medicine Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct 10, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine will host a special panel discussion in honor of Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day on Oct. 13.
Baylor College of Medicine, Horizons Trust sign memorandum of understanding to advance maternal health in The Gambia Sep 30, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine and Horizons Trust UK sign a memorandum of understanding to facilitate training and research to advance maternal health in The Gambia.
Local playwright donates proceeds of production to Baylor’s NCI-designated Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center Sep 29, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine’s Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center has been chosen as the beneficiary of an original musical play titled “This American Family."
International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Day aims to help ensure healthy pregnancies Sep 7, 2016 The CDC awarded Baylor College of Medicine a grant to train primary care providers and social workers how to ensure women have healthy pregnancies and prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.
Annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series begins at Baylor College of Medicine Aug 23, 2016 The annual Compassion and the Art of Medicine series, directed by Dr. Kenya Steele, will take place this fall.
Baylor College of Medicine awarded more than $10 million from CPRIT for prevention and facility support services Aug 22, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine researchers awarded more than $10 million from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to support evidence-based cancer prevention services and core facility.
Parents: Focus on protective factors to delay teen sexual activity Aug 18, 2016 Baylor Teen Health Clinics director Peggy Smith offers tips to parents worried about teens becoming sexually active.
Baylor College of Medicine receives grant from Komen Houston for breast health program Jul 8, 2016 Susan G. Komen Houston awarded a $132,050 grant to Baylor for the prevention and treatment of breast cancer in underserved patient populations.
Complete genome sequenced of Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus 4 Jun 17, 2016 The complete genome of the disease-causing Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus 4 has been sequenced by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
Baylor recognizes excellence among clinicians Jun 16, 2016 A select group of Baylor College of Medicine faculty members were recognized for excellence in patient care at the Master Clinician and Rising Star Clinician Awards ceremony.
Baby elephants need their vaccinations, too Jun 7, 2016 Dr. Paul Ling and his team are raising funds for the design and generation of an effective Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus vaccine by launching a crowdfunding initiative.