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Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Heart Institute announce affiliationJun 3, 2015
Formal affiliation agreement between Baylor and Texas Heart Institute centers on cardiovascular research, education and patient care.
Donated laptops helps HIV-positive teens in Africa transition to adulthoodJun 1, 2015
Pilot program pairs HIV-positive African teens with donated laptops to help with transition to adulthood.
Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine sign interinstitutional agreementMay 13, 2015
Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine have signed an interinstitutional agreement to facilitate research and teaching collaborations between the two private schools.
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital tackle Swaziland’s high TB rates May 11, 2015
Global health experts from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital hope to make a meaningful difference in the fight against tuberculosis with the recent opening of a new, state-of-the-art facility.
Genetic disorders of the immune system focus of monthly genetic seriesMay 1, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine experts will lead a free and open-to-the-public seminar on genetic disorders of the immune system on May 5 at the Children’s Museum of Houston.  
Baylor College of Medicine partners with Texas Southern University to provide healthcare for student athletesApr 27, 2015
Sports medicine physicians at Baylor College of Medicine are now the official team physicians for Texas Southern University men’s and women’s athletic teams. 
Baylor receives Avon Foundation grants for research, community care Apr 27, 2015
Baylor College of Medicine has received two new grants totaling $325,000 from the Avon Foundation for Women
Baylor Orthotics and Prosthetics Program helps Komodo dragon get on the right footApr 9, 2015
Baylor faculty in the Orthotics and Prosthetics Program developed an orthosis to help the 7-foot, 200 pound Komodo dragon use his right foot more proficiently.
Genetics at the heart of cardiovascular healthFeb 26, 2015
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine are looking at a new approach based on novel genetic studies when it comes to treating and preventing heart attacks and strokes for those who are not helped by statins alone.
State grant will support innovative prenatal care program at Baylor Teen Health ClinicFeb 13, 2015
The Baylor Teen Health Clinic will enhance its Centering Pregnancy Program through a grant from the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Baylor answers call for innovative tools in fight against EbolaFeb 11, 2015
Baylor's Emergency Smart Pod was one of 12 grant recipients announced by USAID in response to President Barack Obama’s challenge to the agency to find innovative tools to help in the Ebola crisis.
Baylor genetics department hosts 7th annual high school educational conferenceFeb 11, 2015
Department of Molecular and Human Genetics to host genetics educational conference for advanced placement biology students Feb. 11.
More clinics moving to new building on McNair CampusJan 14, 2015
The phased move-in of the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center at the McNair Campus continues next week, when several clinics will open on the ninth floor.
Baylor College of Medicine takes important steps to offer innovation to the underserved across the globeJan 13, 2015
The Baylor Global Innovation Center, the research and development arm of Baylor Global Initiatives at Baylor College of Medicine, is now in full swing, set to offer innovation to areas that need it most.
Baylor College of Medicine team provides Ebola training in NigeriaOct 14, 2014
A six-member team from Baylor College of Medicine trained nearly 1,500 healthcare providers and non-medical personnel in the basic facts about Ebola and in the care of people with the disease in Nigeria.
Jane Pauley to keynote Women's Health Summit, Luncheon Oct. 22Oct 2, 2014
Baylor College of Medicine Huffington Center on Aging’s annual Women’s Health Summit and Luncheon slated for Oct. 22.
Best advice this flu season: Get vaccinatedSep 30, 2014
The flu vaccine is now recommended for everyone over 6 months old, including pregnant women.
Houston Zoo, Baylor team up for special orangutan patientAug 28, 2014
Doctors at Baylor lend a hand to treat Houston Zoo's 42-year-old orangutan, Cheyenne.
Ensure safe start to school with sports physicalAug 15, 2014
Participating in school sports is a great way for kids to get exercise and stay healthy but it’s important they get a sports physical before starting an activity, say experts at Baylor College of Medicine.